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  1. Ann Coulter: Migrant kids at border are a child actorsaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    The idea that people whose experiences speak to some of the consequences of government policies are not to be taken at face value and are actually crisis actors working for a nefarious purpose, has taken on particular prominence in the wake of mass shootings, such as those in Newtown, Connecticut, and Parkland, Florida. Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond.

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  2. Cepeda: Arming teachers could backfire on studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Our nation's education secretary recently suggested that to prevent the next school massacre perhaps teachers should be permitted to carry guns. People took to social media to roar that many schools can't even afford pencils, let alone armaments.

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  3. What's this fascination with AR-15-style rifles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    First came Reuben Foster, star linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, arrested last weekend for domestic violence and possession of an AR-15 variant called a SIG Sauer 516 short-barreled rifle. Then came the mass shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida that left 17 people dead and another 14 wounded.

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  4. Florida shooting suspect was member of white nationalist groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    An orphaned 19-year-old who participated in paramilitary drills with a white nationalist group was charged with murder Thursday in the deaths of 17 people who were fatally shot at a huge Florida high school in the nation's deadliest school attack in five years. Nikolas Cruz legally purchased the AR-15 rifle used in the assault at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

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  5. Editorial: Trumpa s pathetic response to Florida school massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    It happened again. Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old with a troubled past, used a semiautomatic AK-15 rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida school on Wednesday.

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  6. The Latest: 17 sent to hospitals after school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Fremont Bulletin

    A sheriff said the bodies of 12 of the 17 victims in a mass shooting at a Florida high school were found inside the building. A statement from Broward Sheriff Scott Israel says two other bodies were discovered outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, another was found a short distance away along a local road and two others died at a hospital.

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  7. Report: Three students shot dead at New Mexico schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The shooting happened early Thursday at Aztec High School, a school with about 1,000 students near the Colorado border. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office told KRQE-TV that it had apprehended the person who allegedly fired the shots and confirmed there are victims.

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  8. Las Vegas shootera s arsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    While much remains unknown about the specific weapons Stephen Paddock fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, killing at least 59 people and injuring potentially hundreds more, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Monday that 16 firearms were found in the hotel room. The sound of gunfire captured on videos recorded during the massacre indicates that Paddock used at least one automatic weapon, a type of firearm that is highly regulated in the United States though a fairly common find at gun shows and firing ranges, including one near Las Vegas that allows customers to shoot military-grade weapons.

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