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MYTH AND REALITY IN FARMERS BRANCH

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The Star-Telegram studies actual economic and crime rate numbers in Farmers Branch and finds that, “illegal immigrants” notwithstanding, things have been getting better in the northwestern suburb for some time. Perceptions of decline, as espoused by councilmember Tim O’Hare, run contrary to the facts and may be based on the kinds of “latent, hidden biases” that were found in a study of attitudes about Chicago neighborhoods.

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