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3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

SPU shooting suspect once had 8 guns at home, including AK-47

Up until the spring of 2011, Aaron Ybarra and his family members kept eight firearms in a safe at their Mountlake Terrace home, even though Ybarra had been hospitalized in 2010 after hearing the voice of Columbine killer Eric Harris telling him to hurt people, documents say.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pacific University, Mountlake Terrace, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

#XPNfest band Bear's Den premiere video for "Elysium" on NPR

NPR has premiered a new video for "Elysium" by Bear's Den , taken from the UK group's upcoming 10" EP.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Philadelphia, PA

Portland Tribune

Poll: Gun opinions unchanged after shootings

Pacific Northwest residents have not changed their minds on the need for some additional gun control laws, according to a recent survey conducted for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pacific University, Multnomah County, OR, Opinion

Daily Mail

Heartbreaking music video starring Seattle college students...

America's wealthiest families revealed: From the Rockefellers to the Waltons the 185 clans all worth more than $1billion... and yes, most of them are Republicans Mom suffocated her toddler son because she 'didn't want him any more' - then posted pictures of his body on FACEBOOK Visitor trapped in high security prison for 31 HOURS after door locked ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

OKC police train for shooter and hostage scenarios

A gunman brandishing an automatic weapon fires a series of shots inside a university building bustling with students and faculty members, quickly filling the building with the smell of gunpowder and causing a panic as people duck into bathrooms and unlocked closets to hide from the danger.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City University, Pacific University

American Library Association

The academic library administrator's field guide

The daily administration of an academic library often leaves you needing quick advice on the topic at hand.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Pacific University, University of Washington

Mon Jul 07, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Opposing Gun Initiatives Headed for Ballot Shootout in Blue State

Washington state will be ground zero for gun rights in November, with two opposing ballot initiatives both concerning background checks.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, US Politics, US News

Courthouse News Service

Judge in Seattle Blocks Releaseof University Shooting Video

A King County Court commissioner blocked Seattle media from access to video surveillance showing the June 5 shooting at Seattle Pacific University that killed one student and injured two others.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Seattle university shooting video release blocked

A King County Superior Court commissioner has blocked local news media from obtaining surveillance video taken during last month's deadly shooting at Seattle Pacific University.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Associated Press

Free Republic

Armed and mentally ill

Is there common ground for supporters of gun rights and gun control to stop random, senseless shootings in this country? Perhaps.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Seattle Times

Judge bars release of video of SPU shooting to media

A King County Superior Court commissioner on Thursday issued a restraining order barring local media outlets from obtaining a copy of Seattle Pacific University surveillance video taken when a gunman stormed the campus last month and killed one student and wounded two others.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

NWCN.com

Lawsuit filed to block release of SPU shooting surveillance video

Lawyers representing Seattle Pacific University and as many as 30 students or others connected to the June 5 campus shooting filed a lawsuit Wednesday asking the judge to block the release of surveillance video of the crime scene captured by the school's security cameras.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pacific University, King County, WA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man stabs cousin, then self in Pinellas Park

Man stabs cousin, then self in Pinellas Park Police are investigating a stabbing that left two men injured in Pinellas Park.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Oakland Local

Gun violence in Oakland: Where do guns come from?

There have already been 38 murders in Oakland this year, according to police statistics last updated on June 22. When it comes to aggravated assaults with a firearm, there have been 176, and robberies with a firearm have numbered even higher, at 683.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Guns

Crosscut.com

Armed and mentally ill

Is there common ground for supporters of gun rights and gun control to stop random, senseless shootings in this country? Believe it or not, yes.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Kirkland Reporter

Joel Hussey earns Stand for Children endorsement

"It is both our moral and legal obligation to ensure that our children have the education, skills and resources necessary to meet the challenges of today's rapidly changing world," Hussey said.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Redmond, WA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Seattle Times

Improving public safety a priority, Mayor Murray tells City Council

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray vowed Wednesday to crack down on illegal gun sales, reform the city's troubled Police Department and create more jobs to keep kids off the streets this summer.

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Wenatchee World

Seattle university shooting suspect pleads not guilty

The attorney for Aaron Rey Ybarra, accused of killing one student and wounding two others in a shooting at Seattle Pacific University earlier this month, may pursue an insanity defense.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pacific University

Slate Magazine

"Do You Have a Plan to Harm Yourself or Anyone Else?"

Julie Schumacher, a novelist and creative writing professor at the University of Minnesota, says she had sweated through her clothes by the time she managed to finish interrogating an undergraduate whose off-topic and violent poems had alarmed everyone in class.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Pacific University

KING-TV Seattle

Mayor Murray calls for action after recent shootings

Just weeks after the Seattle Pacific University shooting and several high-profile homicides, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will meet with the city council to discuss public safety.

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Related Topix: Seattle, WA

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