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    Cory Booker Struggles With Newark Crime Wave Amidst Campaign

    (AP) — Mayor Cory Booker, with six weeks left in his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat, is grappling with a surge in violence that has left nine people dead in his city in as many days. Booker, a second-term mayor and rising star in the Democratic Party, announced Wednesday the city will extend a summer deployment of increased police …