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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Sep 27, 2013

"A lot of times the international things get all the attention," Memphis Mayor AC Wharton said, "but we've got wars going on right here in our streets." Wharton was part of a delegation to Washington D.C yesterday for the Department of Justice's third annual summit on preventing youth violence, WMC-TV reports. The DOJ selected Memphis as one of 10 cities to take part in the two-day event. Other invited Memphians included police director Toney Armstrong, Tennessee Department of Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Rev. Keith Norman.