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Roanoke Times Sues Former Reporter For Taking Twitter Account To New Job
The newspaper says its ex-sportswriter is using the account to advertise a competitor, where he now works.
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"They said, I’m sorry, because you weren’t physically injured, you can’t go to the private events."
Lisa Hamp, 31, Sterling, Virginia. Virginia Tech shooting, April 16, 2007. Lisa Hamp was in the same building as the gunman
When The Scars Of A Mass Shooting Aren't Left By Bullets
Americans who live through mass shootings often need extensive mental health treatment. Charity can't pay for it all.
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Gun Violence And A Grandfather's Suicide
There may be no good explanation for why these events happen, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try to prevent them.
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Former TV News Anchor With Tragic Story Unseats Republican In Southwest Virginia
The on-air shooting death of Chris Hurst's girlfriend inspired him to run for office.
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A Letter To My Fellow Survivors Of Mass Shootings
Public speaker, survivor of the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech
I wrote this in the aftermath of Las Vegas, and the tragedies only keep mounting.
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Virginia Needs Gun Laws That Protect People Not the NRA
Center for Community Change Action
Social justice organization
By Helen Li The white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville showed us that Virginia needs less hate and division in our
Chris Hurst Campaign
An Evening News Anchor With A Tragic Story Is Trying To Unseat A Republican In Appalachia
An “existential crisis” inspired Democrat Chris Hurst to run for a Virginia House of Delegates seat. His past as a TV journalist could help him win.
Trump's Push For Self-Sufficiency Misses The Point Of Safety Net Programs
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Views from experts in academia, providing fact-based analysis ...
By David Campbell, Binghamton University, State University of New York and Kristina Lambright, Binghamton University, State
Gun Lobby Politicians Like Bob Goodlatte Enable Social Media Killers
Advocate for Common Sense Gun Legislation
Thanks to social media, murder has become a vehicle for insane notoriety.
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Concussion Risks Should be Top of Mind
Deborah A.P. Hersman
Deborah A.P. Hersman is president and CEO of the National Safe...
Decades ago, it wasn't uncommon for coaches, players and parents to dismiss blows to the head. It was generally accepted
The Right to Bear Harm
Samuel C. Spitale
Los Angeles-based journalist, storyteller, and humorist
Despite #3 being the only item we can actually impact, the answer is always, inevitably, dumbfoundingly, more guns. Thus
How We Can Save Lives During a Mass Shooting
Two-time Emmy Award-Winning Correspondent, Attorney, On-Air Le...
As we see the casualties mount with each new shooting, the one question gun advocates and gun opponents should both be asking, is: is there a way to save even one life, without threatening each person's ability to defend their own?
Orlando Is The Second Time A Mass Murder Occurred In My City
Adrienne Trier-Bieniek, Ph.D.
Academic, author and book editor.
This is the second time a city I live in has been labeled the "worst" shooting site. Violence and terrorism thrive on our continued inability to find common solutions.
At This Point, The Orlando Massacre Is Our Fault
At this point, it's our fault. It's our fault for listening to hollow promises made by people who have no intention of doing anything. It's our fault for believing the spin from this side or that side. It's our fault for becoming desensitized to mass shootings.
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Coach Brings Veterans Onto Court, Teaches Players To Honor National Anthem
"Those words represent people's lives."
Suspect In Virginia Students' Murders Pleads Guilty To All Charges
By Gary Robertson, Reuters
Jesse Matthew Jr., a former college football player, had been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of abduction with intent to defile.
Flint and Katrina: Poor People, Poor Treatment and Water
Benjamin A. Davis
Asst Professor Digital Journalism, Calif State University Nort...
Shame appears to be the only reason government officials in Flint, Michigan decided to pick up their pace helping the people of Flint. Flint is 37 percent Caucasian and 56 percent African-American.
What Life Is Like Now For A VA Tech Survivor Who Was Shot 4 Times
By Lisa Capretto, OWN
The 29-year-old has gone on to marry and to become a powerful voice in the conversation on gun control.
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