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  1. Billy Graham Rapid Response Team deploys to Munich after deadly shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    An international coalition of crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is headed to Germany to assist residents in the wake of the Munich attack on Friday. Three crisis-trained chaplains, including one who speaks German, will be in the area meeting with local church leaders.

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  2. The Latest: Clinton lays flowers at Pulse nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Hillary Clinton is making an impromptu stop at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the site of the deadly shooting rampage that killed 49 people. Clinton was joined by Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, first responders and community residents at the makeshift memorial outside the club.

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  3. After Times Square fake bomb scare, officers called heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    When a passing driver hurled a flashing, clicking object into their police van in Times Square, it looked like danger to Sgt. Hameed Armani and Officer Peter Cybulski.

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  4. Gun control advocates arrested 1 month after mass shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A month after the Orlando nightclub shooting, dozens of gun control advocates started a 49-hour sit-in near Sen. Marco Rubio's office to remember the 49 victims. They sang songs, held signs that said "#SitForThe49" and laid 49 red roses on white paper with the names of each victim.

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  5. Congress headed out of town this week with no action on gunsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Congress is expected to exit Washington for a months-long recess with no action on gun control, despite mass shootings in recent weeks and uproar from Democrats who have pushed for new legislation. A House GOP bill to block gun sales to suspected terrorists stalled last week after conservatives balked.

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  6. Clinton campaign confirms her appearance with SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Hillary Clinton's campaign is making it official: Former Democratic rival Bernie Sanders will join her at a New Hampshire event on Tuesday where he plans to endorse her. Clinton's campaign is holding the event at a high school in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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  7. Conservative opposition endangers House Republican gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Conservative opposition put a House Republican gun and anti-terrorism bill in jeopardy Wednesday, even as Democrats pressed for election-year votes on their proposals to stiffen firearm curbs. In an embarrassing blow to House Speaker Paul Ryan, members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said they would oppose the measure despite its similarity to a GOP bill in the Senate that's endorsed by the National Rifle Association.

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  8. Dems, GOP seem on collision course over gun, terror billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WIS-TV Columbia

    House Democrats and Republicans seem just as destined for an election-season clash over guns as they did before a Democratic sit-in on the chamber's floor ushered in lawmakers' July 4 recess two weeks ago. Nearly a month after the Orlando mass-shooting catapulted the issue back onto the nation's radar, the two parties were meeting separately Wednesday to map strategy.

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  9. Too dangerous to talk? Some cities explore 911 textingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. Justice, who would later be confirmed among the 49 people killed in last month's attack, was among several victims who texted relatives to call 911, fearing they would draw too much attention by making voice calls.

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  10. Reports: Authorities feared terrorism, explosives at PulseRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Law enforcement officials immediately suspected terrorism and adjusted their staging areas due to fears about an explosive device as they responded to reports of shots fired at a gay nightclub in Orlando, according to sheriff's office incident reports released Saturday. In the reports, Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies describe receiving limited information about an "active shooter" as they rushed to control the chaos outside Pulse on June 12 in what turned out to be the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 1 comment

  11. Draft of Dems' policy positions reflects Sanders' influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign: endorsing steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocating a $15 hourly wage, urging an end to the death penalty. Hillary Clinton's supporters turned back efforts by Sanders' allies to promote a Medicare-for-all single-payer health care system and a carbon tax to address climate change, and freeze hydraulic fracking.

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  12. Obama names Stonewall national monument; 1st for gay rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    President Barack Obama created the first national monument to gay rights on Friday, designating the site of the Stonewall riots in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement took root nearly five decades ago. The Stonewall National Monument will be anchored by Christopher Park, a small park just across from the iconic Stonewall Inn tavern, and covers a 7.7 acre swath of Greenwhich Village where the uprising took place after police raided the gay bar in 1969.

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  13. Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-GA, leads House Democrats in sit-down protest Wednesday, seeking a vote on gun control measures following the Orlando nightclub shooting. Rebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures.

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  14. In speech, Trump to ramp up critique of Clinton as failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Seeking to refocus his presidential campaign, Donald Trump will lambaste Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as a failed secretary of state who is out of step with Americans on trade and immigration. Trump's address Wednesday morning at his hotel in New York's SoHo neighborhood marks his official opening salvo against Clinton, the prospective Democratic presidential nominee, in the general election.

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  15. The Latest, Orlando shooting: Fence around club is removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    U.S. Attorney Lee Bentley, left, greets Attorney General Loretta Lynch as she arrives at the Orlando FBI office for a briefing on the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. . Attorney General Loretta Lynch, left, meets with U.S. Attorney Lee Bentley at the Orlando FBI office for a briefing on the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Orlando, Fla.

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  16. The Latest: FBI gives full transcript of gunman's 911 callRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    MANDATORY CREDIT . People attend a Pulse nightclub shooting vigil by Lake Eola in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 19, 2016.

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  17. The Latest: House speaker blasts release of club transcriptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    MANDATORY CREDIT . People attend a Pulse nightclub shooting vigil by Lake Eola in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 19, 2016.

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  18. Supreme Court leaves state assault weapons bans in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York, in the aftermath of the shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 50 people dead. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that upheld laws that were passed in response to another mass shooting involving a semi-automatic weapon, the elementary school attack in Newtown, Connecticut.

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  19. Senate to vote on gun control, prospects dim for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Democrats get their long-sought votes on gun control a week after the massacre in Orlando, Florida, but election-year politics and the powerful National Rifle Association dim any prospects for changes in the nation's laws. The Senate will vote Monday night on four measures - two sponsored by Republicans, two by Democrats.

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  20. FBI releasing conversations between gunman and policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Tens of thousands of people in central Florida held up candles around the lake in the heart of downtown Orlando as... . People hold candles at a candlelight vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, as they gather at Lake Eola Park in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 19, 2016.

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