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DeLuca proposes plan to combat ‘food deserts’ in South Suburbs


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DeLuca sees how the city he once served as mayor has two supermarkets, an Ultra Foods and a Food for Less, on its western border, and several ethnic markets catering mostly to a Mexican-American population throughout the city limits.

But in Chicago Heights’ predominantly black east side, there are no markets within walking distance for those people who don’t have easy access to an automobile…Please click here to read Gregory Tejeda’s story in the Times.

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