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Mpls. Residents Say 911 Calls Are Going Unanswered

The city of Minneapolis changed its 911 system in the wake of Minnesota’s worst workplace shooting last year. At that time, several panicked callers inside Accent Signage never got through to a dispatcher.

12/20/2013

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One Year Later: Brother Of Slain UPS Driver Reflects On Workplace Shooting

It’s been a year since a gunman opened fire at Accent Signage, and no one feels it more than the six families who lost the ones they loved. A terminated employee, Andrew Engeldinger, shot five employees and a UPS driver, before taking his own life. That driver, who just happened to be making a delivery, was Kenneth Basinski. On the evening of the anniversary, Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield spoke with Basinski’s family.

09/27/2013

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Since Accent Signage Shooting, Big Strides In Mental Health Awareness

A lowered flag, flapping in the light breeze Friday was the sad and solemn reminder of last year’s mass shooting at a Bryn Mawr neighborhood business. The occasion was Minnesota’s worst case of workplace violence: seven people died, including the lone gunman.

09/27/2013

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Since Minn. Shooting, Progress On Mental Health

In the year since a fired employee went on a shooting rampage at a Minneapolis office, mental health advocates say they’ve signs of progress on the kinds of issues that plagued that gunman.

09/27/2013

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Accent Signage Preps For 1-Year Since Tragic Mass Shooting

Friends, family and co-workers of those who died in a mass shooting at a Minneapolis business last September are quietly preparing for a one-year anniversary of the tragedy. Friday, Sept. 27, will mark one year since Andrew Engeldinger opened fire at Accent Signage in Minneapolis shortly after being fired from the company.

09/24/2013

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Police Release Accent Signage Crime Scene Photos

Take a look at the scene inside last fall’s deadly workplace shooting in Minneapolis. On Wednesday, Minneapolis police released hundreds of their pictures from the Accent Signage incident.

06/05/2013

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Protesters Chide Dems For ‘Lack Of Courage’ On Gun Control Vote

Gun control advocates said Friday that Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature are showing a “lack of courage” by shelving a vote on tougher gun laws.

05/03/2013

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Minn. Shooting Victim: Expand Background Checks

The mayor of Minneapolis and a man injured in the September mass shooting in town are calling on Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen to help pass a bill requiring background checks on all gun sales.

03/28/2013

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Mpls. 911 Staff Honored For Response To Accent Shooting

Members of the Minneapolis 911 staff will be honored Wednesday for their work in responding to several critical incidents from last year.

03/27/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Gun Permits Set Minnesota Record

Minnesota Sheriffs issued more than 30,000 gun permits last year — that’s 10,000 more than the year before.

03/02/2013

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Accent Shooting Survivor Meets With Obama

In Minneapolis Monday, President Obama made his case for new gun restrictions in the wake of a series of gun massacres, including the deadliest workplace shooting in Minneapolis history last year at Accent Signage.

02/04/2013

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Minn. Shooting Victim’s Son Pushes For Change

Sami Rahamim has committed statistics about gun deaths to memory, folding them into sentences that make his case. He talks like a lawyer, not a high school senior — no pauses or filler, no public trace of his pain.

02/03/2013

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Accent Shooter’s Work Files Reveal History Of Problems

The man responsible for the deadly work place shooting at Accent Signage had a history of problems on the job.

12/24/2012

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Hennepin Deputies Train For Shooting Disasters

It was a chaotic scene as police and county deputies swarmed onto Accent Signage property in Minneapolis last September 27. There had been a workplace shooting with multiple victims.

12/21/2012

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Accent Signage Issues Statement For Newtown Tragedy

Accent Signage Systems, Inc., which experienced one of the worst workplace shootings in Minnesota history, has issued a statement for the community of Newtown, Conn.

12/17/2012

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