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Revitalization effort gets failing grade, survey says
Camden (July 19, 2005) - A survey of Camden residents has given the city's multimillion-dollar revitalization effort
ailing grades for the first three years of its implementation. The survey was conducted by two influential Camden church organizations that fought for
the controversial legislation that aims to revitalize this distressed river city...
City will wage war on crime label
Camden (November 18, 2005) - Expecting to be named the "most dangerous city in America" for a second year in a row,
Camden is mounting a campaign to head off the bad publicity. CamConnect , a nonprofit group that analyzes and disseminates information about the
city, said yesterday that it had examined statistics from other cities and determined that
Camden would remain No. 1 based on the methodology used by Morgan Quitno Press...
'Most dangerous' label strikes Camden again
Camden (November 21, 2005) - The numbers did not work in Camden's favor.
Just as its officials had feared, New Jersey's poorest city has been designated America's
most dangerous city for a second year in a row in a statistical survey released today.
According to the Kansas-based publisher Morgan Quitno, Camden had the highest violent
crime, homicide and robbery rates among all cities with populations of 75,000 or more. It
is followed on the list by Detroit; St. Louis; Flint, Mich.; Richmond Va.; and Baltimore.
Philadelphia ranked 33d...