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Brian Kelly
August 08, 2019 - 8:22 am
ST. CLAIR, Mo. (KMOX) — When classes begin in the St. Clair R-13 school district next week, some teachers and staff members will be carrying weapons. It's one of the latest districts to arm employees in an effort to prevent a school shooting. St. Clair school officials approved the new policy in...
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FILE - In this May 1, 1999, file photo, demonstrators gather on the Colorado State Capitol grounds in Denver, Colo., to protest against the National Rifle Association's annual meeting, which is being held in the city. Data shows that such shootings are less frequent and with fewer killed than in the years that preceded Columbine. Still, Americans worry about how safe schools are. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
April 17, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings. Two decades later, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school. Those fears have only intensified since...
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Students walk past the new memorial garden outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 14, 2019 - 8:07 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend Thursday's anniversary visiting graves, packing meals for the needy and contributing to other service projects as they quietly remember the 14 students and three staff...
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Group of teenage students in high school hall.
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May 03, 2018 - 10:37 am
It won't be as big as two months ago, but one of the groups fighting for more gun control in Missouri is expecting another large turnout for its monthly meeting tonight.
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New England Patriots' Julian Edelman
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April 05, 2018 - 9:56 am
Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots may have helped saved the lives of school children in Michigan.
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