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  1. Commentary: After mass shooting, mental health reform must be discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | The Daily Republic

    The first time was 36 years ago when I was 20, and mourning the recent death of my father. The grief was heavy and unrelenting.


  2. After Florida massacre, Oakland schools train staffers for worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Two days after a 19-year-old man allegedly used an assault rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school that once expelled him, Oakland teachers, principals and other district staffers gathered in an auditorium Friday to learn what they should do if the same thing happens on their campus. Emotions were raw, and trainer Jeffrey Solomon didn't seek to put distance between Oakland and Parkland, Fla.


  3. What is a fair tip to leave for hotel housekeepers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Dear Annie : You frequently write about tipping, but I've never seen a column about housekeepers, which is one of the hardest jobs, in my opinion. I am 67 years old and have been employed for four years at minimum wage.


  4. School virtual shooter training program aimed at survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The shooter rapidly fires through the front doors of an elementary school with an assault rifle and blasts his way down the hallway. Screaming children are running for their lives or frozen in fear.


  5. Gun sellers rebound a bit thanks to Black Friday retailer blitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    While no exact count of firearms sold in America exists, a common barometer is the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. This year, the FBI said it received just over 203,000 requests on the mega shopping day, up from 185,713 last year and twice as many as in 2008.


  6. Joe's Take: GOP's silence insults the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    They say you can't talk about guns even after scores of Americans are gunned down at a concert by a lone man and his private arsenal. They say that even discussing policies to stop the next slaughter disrespects the dead.


  7. Trump and the NRA are now out of syncRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Donald Trump and the NRA are growing out of sync. No, you wouldn't believe that based on the rapturous reaction to his speech on Friday before the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Atlanta, the first such appearance before the group by a sitting U.S. president since Ronald Reagan's in 1983.


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