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The well-to-do pocket of African Americans, Calumet Heights on the South Side, may soon get its first pawn shop (A.K.A.) place to buy stolen merchandise. The Alderman says "no", a nonprofit says "no" and now there's an organization called the South Shore Gardens Betterment Association getting involved. [DI]