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Martin Luther King Jr. Drive businesses band together against crime
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Martin Luther King Jr. Drive businesses band together against crime

MLK Jr. Drive business owners make plan against neighborhood crime Business owners along the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive corridor are calling for change. They want to see crime reduced in their community and they have the plan to do it. ATLANTA - Business at Sophia's Nail Salon on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta is down 50%. Owner Kevin Daley blames that on the crime outside his door. "With all of this happening, it affects my business. It affects the flow, it affects everything, and people do not want to come here," he said. Daley has owned the nail salon for seven years. He said recently shootings and other crimes have picked up.  Last month's running gun battle that led to a deadly officer-involved shooting happened right outside his shop. "During the shooting the other d...