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  1. Mass killings, school shootings are contagiousRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Science Blog

    ... was more than coincidental. In the days that followed, Towers, a statistician, modeler and an Arizona State University research professor, decided to study the data. "I wondered if it was just a statistical fluke, or if somehow through news media ...

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  2. School shootings, mass killings are 'contagious,' study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | KSL-TV

    ... a 'vector' that reaches people who are vulnerable," said Sherry Towers, a research professor at Arizona State University and lead author of the study. Those vulnerable people are those who have regular access to weapons and are perhaps mentally ill, ...

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  3. Sox notes: Former Shorewood star Mitsui faces AquaSoxRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... Gillies the start in place of left-hander Taylor Byrd. Gillies, who was primarily a reliever at Arizona State University this spring, allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings of relief prior to Saturday's start. Everett manager Rob Mummau said the move was ...

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  4. Mass killings inspire copycats, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats. As many as 20 to 30 percent of attacks are set off by other attacks, according to researchers at Arizona State University and Northeastern Illinois University.

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  5. Top contenders at 2015 U.S. Women's Open: a slideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    Factoid: Earned No. 1 ranking in February at age 17, becoming the youngest man or woman to earn that honor Factoid: First from China to join the LPGA Tour in 2008, and the first man or woman from China to win a major Factoid: Was 2007 Pac-10 Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and co-champion at Arizona State University Factoid: Sank birdie putt on 18th hole of 2011 U.S. Women's Open in Colorado to force playoff, then beat rival Hee Kyung Seo on third playoff hole to win title Factoid: Donated earnings from first professional win to earthquake victims in China's Sichuan province Factoid: Earned nickname "Clover Girl" after she was spotted picking clovers at the Korean Women's Open as a 12-year-old

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  6. So Long Willie Bloomquist, You Will Be MissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SoDo Mojo

    ... years in a big league clubhouse. Originally a 3rd round pick in 1999 by the Seattle Mariners out of Arizona State University, Bloomquist debuted for the M's during the tail end of the 2002 season. He would spent the next 6 seasons in Seattle before ...

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  7. Mass killings may be contagious, says studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    ... rather than occurring randomly in time," said lead author Sherry Towers, research professor in the Arizona State University Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center. Towers became interested in the topic last year when ...

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  8. 500 WORDS: Yoshua OkonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Artforum Intl.

    ... numbers that summer. The work will be on view in a show curated by Julio Cesar Morales at the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe from July 4 through August 22, 2015. ORACLE includes a chorus of nine Guatemalan kids from the approximately ...

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  9. U.S. Averages a Mass Killing Every Two Weeks, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Valley News Live

    Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats. As many as 20 to 30 percent of attacks are set off by other attacks, according to researchers at Arizona State University and Northeastern Illinois University.

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  10. Are US school shootings contagious?Read the original story

    Friday | Nerve News

    In an observation, a study finds that mass killings and school shootings in the US are contagious - meaning one incident inspires other similar incidents. The hallmark of contagion is observing patterns of many events that are bunched in time, rather than occurring randomly in time, said author Sherry Towers from Arizona State University.

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  11. Mass killings may be contagious - US studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Vision

    ... rather than occurring randomly in time," said lead author Sherry Towers, research professor in the Arizona State University Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center. Towers became interested in the topic last year when ...

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  12. Mass killings, school shootings may be contagious - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Russia Taday

    ... significantly higher in states with a high rate of gun ownership. The study was conducted by an Arizona State University team which examined four databases based on past high-profile mass killings and school shootings between 1998 and 2013. The data ...

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  13. Mass killings may be contagious: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    The team from Arizona State University examined data from 1998 to 2013 on incidents in the United States and found events in which four or more people died created a period of contagion that lasted an average of 13 days. The findings, published in journal PLOS One, showed the risk of a follow-on shooting was temporary and appeared to fade after the two-week mark.

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  14. Self-driving cars will cost cities, futurists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Windsor Beacon

    ... governments to be agile, nimble and dynamic," they wrote. The 27-page report was written by two Arizona State University professors and four students. The professors: Kevin Desouza, an associate dean in the College of Public Service and Community ...

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  15. Can Mass Killings Be Contagious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | ABC News

    ... mass killing can be "contagious" -- and therefore lead to other violent incidents. Researchers from Arizona State University examined data from mass shootings and looked for "clusters" of shootings that would indicate they didn't occur at the same ...

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  16. School shootings are 'contagious,' study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Click2Houston

    ... a 'vector' that reaches people who are vulnerable," said Sherry Towers, a research professor at Arizona State University and lead author of the study. Those vulnerable people are those who have regular access to weapons and are perhaps mentally ill, ...

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  17. Mass killings, school shootings in U.S. may be 'contagious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... time, rather than occurring randomly in time," study author Sherry Towers, a research professor at Arizona State University's Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, said in a university news release. Researchers ...

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  18. Study: Mass shootings in the U.S. appear to be contagiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | UPI

    ... be onto something. New research suggests mass shootings begat more mass shootings. Scientists at Arizona State University say mass violence statistics suggest the wicked inspiration for these deadly events -- whether at schools or in movie theaters ...

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  19. Mass Shootings Are ContagiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | LiveScience

    ... said study researcher Sherry Towers, a professor of mathematical and computational modeling at Arizona State University. "On average, one school shooting inspires 0.22 other school shootings," Towers told Live Science. "And on average, one mass ...

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  20. Why Mass Killings May Be Contagious, New Study ExaminesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Researchers from Arizona State University examined data from mass shootings and looked for "clusters" of shootings that would indicate they didn't occur at the same time by chance. Sherry Tower, lead author of the study and research professor in the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center at Arizona State University, said she was inspired to start the study after she was nearly involved in a school shooting.

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