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Today's Program: DSL/Broadband Listeners Click Here Many states since the the 1990's have been trying youth as adults. This tough on crime approach has not reduced crime among youth and a disproportionate number of youth charged as adults have been African-American. Bill Cosby, speaking out against education cuts in the Pennsylvania noted that it cost $5,000 to educate a child while it costs over $33,000.00 to incarcerate an individual. It is clear that if you want to reduce crime committed by youths then you must provide for their education and reach out to them with programs that will deter them from participating in the "Thug Life" culture. At 15 stealing cars and breaking into houses, I thought that life was about taking what you think you deserve not having any consideration for the

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