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  1. Gun sales fall as gun control stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | News 4 Jax

    Americans aren't stockpiling assault rifles like they used to, which is why gun sales have fallen sharply from a year ago. 59 comments

  2. Gun control group gets ready to endorse candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | News 4 Jax

    The gun control group formed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday will release a questionnaire it is going to ask federal candidates to fill out as it decides which ones to support in this year's mid-term elections.

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  3. Smith & Wesson: Americans are buying fewer gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    Shares of the gunmaker plunged nearly 10% Friday morning as it dawned on investors that the once high-flying gun industry is coming down to Earth.

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  4. How many school shootings since Newtown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    After Tuesday's shooting at an Oregon high school, many media outlets, including CNN, reported that there have been 74 school shootings in the past 18 months.

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  5. House OKs $19.5 million for background checks on gun buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    The House on Thursday approved a bipartisan measure that would provide more money for background checks on gun buyers nearly a week after a mass murder in California left seven people dead, including the killer.

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  6. Teen dies in Conn. school assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    The 16-year-old girl killed by a classmate at a Milford, Connecticut, high school was "a bright light full of hopes and dreams with her future at her fingertips" said her cousin Edward Kovack in a statement on behalf of the family Friday afternoon.

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  7. Obama says shooting 'tears at wounds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that "love tested by tragedy brings us together again" at Fort Hood after last week's shootings that left four soldiers dead, including the alleged attacker.

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  8. Gun violence again brings Obama to Fort HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    President Barack Obama returns to Ford Hood on Wednesday to attend another memorial service for soldiers gunned down at the Army post in Texas, five years after making the same journey following a similar tragedy. 18 comments

  9. Westboro church founder Fred Phelps diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    The 84-year-old died of natural causes at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to church spokesman Steve Drain.

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  10. Newtown killer's dad: He would have shot meRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    The father of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza said his son would have killed him if he'd had the opportunity.

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  11. Sandy Hook bicyclists ride to support gun controlRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    Newtown, Conn., home of Sandy Hook Elementary, has become Ground Zero in the national debate over gun control.

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  12. Justices deny review of gun-rights appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    The justices on Monday declined to review two cases brought by the National Rifle Association that deal with whether those age 18-20 can buy and then carry handguns in public for self-defense.

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  13. Gun sales are plungingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    Sales of guns and ammo are losing steam after a frenzied run-up sparked by fears of greater restrictions in the wake of the Newtown shooting and other massacres. 47 comments

  14. Paper: Newtown shooter may have called radio showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza may have called a radio show nearly a year before his rampage, drawing parallels between a Connecticut chimpanzee that mauled a woman in 2009 and a "teenage mall shooter or something like that," according to a report published Thursday in the New York Daily News.

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