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Father Michael Pfleger posted on Facebook Wednesday that a Comcast technician would not be coming to fix St. Sabina's internet service because the neighborhood is too violent. After hundreds of comments and media coverage, Pfleger posted that Comcast changed their mind, but wondered whether they'd do the same for a less connected neighbor.

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