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"In the case of ice cream and homicide rate, there are many possible shared causes that might be at play here."

Summer heat and summer break:

When I was an inner city prosecutor, homicides generally went up in summertime. So did ice cream sales:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/upshot/a-rise-in-murder-l...

https://www.idfa.org/news-views/media-kits/ice-cream/ice-cre...

What can be more American than ice cream and increased crime rates in summertime?
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