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A Chicago banker has a message for the White House: Study history.

"I applaud President (Donald) Trump for his focus on Chicago violence and agree that significant changes are required, but it's important to avoid knee-jerk reactions," says Eric Smith, market president for Fifth Third Bancorp in Chicago. "You have to understand the history of what got us to this point before you can fix something."

As if to put the bank's money where its proverbial mouth is, Fifth Third plans to i

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