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10 years after riots, are there 2 Benton Harbors?

One city has Harbor Shores, Arts District, revamped Main Street. The other, of inner-city neighborhoods, has high joblessness, vacant lots - and resignation.

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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2013 6:00 am

BENTON HARBOR - Trenton Bowens was 14 when, he says, years of bottled-up frustrations exploded on the street where he lived.

"We were watching 'The Today Show' the next morning and Benton Harbor was on there and I thought, 'That's our backyard.' We were watching the big flames. I was actually scared."

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