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  1. Biden says Obama executive actions will help law-abiding gun ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | USA Today

    Biden says Obama executive actions will help law-abiding gun owners The vice president argued that more resources for background checks will shorten sale times. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1OPJPLL Vice President Biden says goodbye to journalists after President Obama delivered remarks about his efforts to increase federal gun control in the East Room of the White House Tuesday.

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  2. Mayor: Japanese internment camps justify rejecting refugeesRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | USA Today

    Mayor: Japanese internment camps justify rejecting refugees The mayor of Roanoke, Va., spoke out about Syrian refugees. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1j8oLaD A Roanoke mayor is getting national attention after citing the use of internment camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II to justify suspending the relocation of Syrian refugees to his city in Virginia.

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  3. Willie Nelson cancels, reschedules concerts due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | USA Today

    Willie Nelson cancels, reschedules concerts due to illness Feeling under the weather, Willie Nelson cancels concert, reschedules others. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1RKSrGU The veteran country star announced on his Facebook page that he's been "feeling under the weather" so he's cancelled one concert and rescheduled two others.

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  4. Colleague of slain Va. journalists asks radio host to apologizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | USA Today

    A local radio station should make one of its hosts publicly apologize for his on-air speculation that the slayings of two Virginia journalists on live television was a hoax, according to a high-ranking official at the station that employed the victim Colleague of slain Va. journalists asks radio host to apologize A local radio station should make one of its hosts publicly apologize for his on-air speculation that the slayings of two Virginia journalists on live television was a hoax, according to a high-ranking official at the station that employed the victim Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1FgLgVx SPRINGFIELD, Mo.

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  5. Va. TV shooting survivor: 'I saw movement. And then gunfire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | USA Today

    Vicki Gardner, the woman who survived when two Virginia TV journalists were shot and killed by a disgruntled ex-colleague last month, said she played dead in an attempt to survive. Va. TV shooting survivor: 'I saw movement.

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  6. Va. TV shooting survivor: 'I saw movement. And then gunfire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | USA Today

    Vicki Gardner, the woman who survived when two Virginia TV journalists were shot and killed by a disgruntled ex-colleague last month, said she played dead in an attempt to survive. Va. TV shooting survivor: 'I saw movement.

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  7. Schurz' TV station sale to Gray comes at tough timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | USA Today

    It's been a turbulent few weeks for Schurz Communications, dealing with the death of two journalist employees and now a buyout of its broadcasting business. On Aug. 26, reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Schurz' TV station sale to Gray comes at tough time It's been a turbulent few weeks for Schurz Communications, dealing with the death of two journalist employees and now a buyout of its broadcasting business.

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  8. Ohio State will join Virginia Tech in honoring slain journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | USA Today

    Ohio State and Virginia Tech will wear helmet stickers during Monday's game in Blacksburg, Va., to pay tribute to two television journalists that were killed in August. Ohio State will join Virginia Tech in honoring slain journalists Ohio State and Virginia Tech will wear helmet stickers during Monday's game in Blacksburg, Va., to pay tribute to two television journalists that were killed in August.

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  9. Voices: How Roanoke's WDBJ-TV kept working after co-workers' on-air shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | USA Today

    Roanoke's WDBJ kept putting out the news after a reporter and cameraman were shot on-air. Determination to tell the news, grit through grief and a sense of duty to viewers helped them through it.

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  10. 5 things you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1EylCuW A judge could rule on the Deflategate case as early as Tuesday after final efforts to reach a settlement failed. Either NFL quarterback Tom Brady or NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will likely appeal the ruling, which could take months .

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  11. Hometown celebrates life of slain TV cameraman Adam WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | USA Today

    More than 1,000 attend celebration of the life of Adam Ward, slain last week by a gunman on live TV. Hometown celebrates life of slain TV cameraman Adam Ward More than 1,000 attend celebration of the life of Adam Ward, slain last week by a gunman on live TV.

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  12. 'Speak directly to anger,' urges slain journalists' station managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | USA Today

    The manager of two TV journalists slain during a live broadcast last week urged Americans to "speak directly to anger" and help those whose mental illness is "a destructive force" that threatens communities. 'Speak directly to anger,' urges slain journalists' station manager The manager of two TV journalists slain during a live broadcast last week urged Americans to "speak directly to anger" and help those whose mental illness is "a destructive force" that threatens communities.

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  13. What employers can (and can't) do to protect youRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | USA Today

    Employers must walk a fine line in warning workers about possible threats from disgruntled former employees like Vester Flanagan, who shot two TV news reporters in Roanoke, Va. What employers can do to protect you INDIANAPOLIS - Employers must walk a fine line in warning workers about possible threats from disgruntled former employees like Vester Flanagan, who shot two TV news reporters in Roanoke, Va.

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  14. Gun control measures debated in wake of Roanoke journalist killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | USA Today

    The father of one of two journalists murdered on live television called Friday for greater limits on gun ownership for the mentally ill, but residents of this city in the southwest Virginia hills Gun control measures debated in wake of Roanoke journalist killings ROANOKE -- The father of one of two journalists murdered on live television called Friday for greater limits on gun ownership for the mentally ill, but residents of this city in the southwest Virginia hills Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Eqefpl Andy and Barbara Parker, of Collinsville, Va. mourn the loss of their daughter, Alison Parker, a journalist for WDBJ, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Roanoke, Va.

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  15. Slain TV reporter's father vows to fight for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | USA Today

    He says he want to shame politicians into writing new laws, not to take away guns, but keep them out of the hands of 'crazy people.' Slain TV reporter's father vows to fight for stricter gun laws He says he want to shame politicians into writing new laws, not to take away guns, but keep them out of the hands of 'crazy people.'

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  16. VA shooter had ammo, wigs and to-do list in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | USA Today

    Police recovered disturbing items from the car of Vester Flanagan, who shot and killed a news crew in Roanoke, Va. Some of those items include additional ammo and a to-do list, which may suggest he planned to make a getaway rather than kill himself.

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  17. Ex-Boss: Virginia Gunman a 'Professional Victim'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | USA Today

    Dan Dennison was the News Director at WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia when Vester Flanagan was fired in 2013. Dennison says Flanagan, known professionally as Bryce Williams, had numerous conflicts years before Wednesday's shooting.

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  18. Questions about broadcasters' name changes arise after Roanoke shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | USA Today

    In the aftermath of the tragedy in Roanoke, Va., Wednesday, the shooter's very public alias looms as one of many puzzling elements in the saga. Media critics question the ethical implications of the practice.

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  19. The Short List: A newsroom grieves; bread recall in 11 states; Instagram isn't so squareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | USA Today

    The Short List: A newsroom grieves; bread recall in 11 states; Instagram isn't so square Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1F1p7EU WDBJ7-TV anchors hug during a broadcast Aug. 27, 2015.

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  20. Minute-by-minute: WDBJ-TV's day of sorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | USA Today

    The morning began for WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward as many mornings begin at a local station. But then a gunman struck.

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