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Sekwan Merritt, 30, is pictured during a politics class at Maryland Correctional Institution on November 26. Goucher College, a private college in Baltimore, has spearheaded a relatively unusual prison education program in which inmates at state prisons in Jessup, Md., are able to enroll in college classes with college professors.

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What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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