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Mass Shootings

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Details Emerge About Navy Yard Shooter’s Checkered Past

The investigation into the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues with no clear motive for why Aaron Alexis opened fire, killing 12 people. He was killed in a gun battle with police. He was working at the Navy Yard as an electrical contractor.

09/17/2013

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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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Lawmakers Want To Up Schools’ Mental Health Funds

While state and federal politicians consider changes to gun laws, a group of Minnesota lawmakers want to improve mental health care in schools.

02/01/2013

14 Dead In Colorado Shootings

In Case Of Mass Shooting, ‘Run, Hide & Fight’

The mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado have a lot of Americans thinking about what they would do in a similar situation. But some of the ways we think we’d react aren’t always what will keep us safe.

08/06/2012