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  1. Life on the campaign trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Hunter S. Thompson famously chronicled life on the campaign trial. Perhaps there is nothing left to say.

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  2. Virginia Tech Student Charged With Missing 13-Year-Old Girl's MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    A Virginia Tech student has been arrested and charged with the abduction and murder of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found on the side of a North Carolina road Saturday. The nightmare ending capped a desperate four-day search for Nicole Madison Lovell, whose mother reported last seeing her in their Blacksburg, Virginia home early Wednesday morning, police said.

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  3. There's A Chance Donald Trump Would Have Supported Japanese InternmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Switched

    He told TIME that he "would have had to be there" but that "war is tough. And winning is tough."

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  4. 10 Books That Remind Us America Should Be For EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    It's that most special time of year: Thanksgiving, a holiday commemorating English settlers being welcomed to North America by the American Indians they'd ultimately decimate in the greatest known display of ingratitude. Nevertheless, it's the most American holiday, a time to give thanks for the land we live in, regardless of our race or creed.

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  5. The Parades Are Over. Where Are Your Vets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    If you were like many Americans on November 12 of this year, you did take time to honor those who have fought - and still fight for - our country. Perhaps you were there personally to watch the parades that day which took place in the largest and smallest cities.

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  6. The Way People Talk About Mental Health Is CrazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A gunman bursts into a classroom -- or a movie theater, or a community center -- and begins shooting. Victims are rushed to the hospital, some to the morgue.

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  7. Congress Is Still Giving 'Quiet Endorsement' To MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Switched

    A version of this article was originally published on Aug. 28, following the on-air shooting of a WDBJ news team in Roanoke, Virginia. It is being republished after the mass shooting at a community college in Oregon .

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  8. Father Of Slain Journalist: 'They Messed With The Wrong Family'Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 | Switched

    The father of slain TV journalist Alison Parker said that NRA supporters and lawmakers who voted against passing stricter gun laws have "messed with the wrong family." Andy Parker, speaking on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, vowed to continue the push for stronger gun legislation and more in-depth background checks for those wanting to purchase weapons.

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  9. Slain Reporter's Father Fears For His Safety As He Takes Up Gun Control ActivismRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2015 | Switched

    Andy Parker, the father of murdered WDBJ journalist Alison Parker, renewed his call Friday for politicians to enact "reasonable" gun control measures. He said the cause was so important to him that he was willing to become an advocate even if it puts his life in danger.

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  10. Trump l'oeil, Virginia Tragedy EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    So said Donald Trump, as reported on CNN this morning. Trump added, "You're not going to get rid of all the guns."

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  11. Fox News Gets Schooled On Why WDBJ Shooting Isn't Necessarily An Anti-White Hate CrimeRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Switched

    Hours after a gunman killed two journalists and wounded an interviewee during a live news broadcast Wednesday morning, Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson asked a question that may have also been on the minds of many of her viewers: If the alleged shooter was black and his victims were white, shouldn't this be labeled a racist hate crime? The answer, security expert Paul Viollis told her, is not that simple. The suspected gunman, 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan , on Wednesday sent a manifesto to ABC News , saying his "tipping point" was the June shooting of nine congregants at a historic black church in Charleston.

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  12. I'm Not Sure Whether I Want The Shooter To Live Or DieRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Switched

    WDBJ General Manager Jeff Marks made candid remarks after reports came in that ex-employee Vester Lee Flanagan, the suspect in the fatal shooting of two journalists from the station, was in critical condition Wednesday. "I'm stepping out of my role as a journalist here: I'm not really sure if I want him to live or die.

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  13. Shooting Suspect Sued Another Newsroom For Racism, Claimed He Was Called A 'Monkey'Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Switched

    Vester Lee Flanagan, the man who allegedly shot and killed two journalists during a live broadcast on Wednesday, had once filed an extensive lawsuit against a former employer -- not the one targeted by Wednesday's shooting -- alleging that he was a victim of racism. Flanagan was a reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, until 2013.

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  14. Reporter, Cameraman Killed In Shooting During Live News BroadcastRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Two journalists with Roanoke, Virginia-based news station WDBJ were killed Wednesday in a shooting that took place during a live broadcast. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, died shortly after the incident, the station announced.

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