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Thanksgiving holiday shootings leave 8 dead in Chicago

CHICAGO: Eight people were killed and dozens injured in Chicago in the US city's second most violent Thanksgiving holiday weekend in recent years as it continues to struggle with gun violence. Forty-four people were shot during the period from Wednesday afternoon to early Monday, according to statistics maintained by the Chicago Tribune. That is fewer than the 70 shot during the same holiday period last year, but higher than the totals of recent years -- 28 in 2015 and 19 in 2014 -- when violent crime in Chicago and…