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The Latest: Principal gives emotional message after shooting

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting : 12:30 p.m. The principal of the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week addressed the community in an emotional video message. The video, which was posted Sunday, showed an emotional Ty Thompson, who is principal at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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The students who survived the Florida school shooting are planning something big to take the fight for gun safety nationwide

The students who survived the Florida school shooting are planning something big to take the fight for gun safety nationwide

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Students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are planning a nationwide series of marches to get politicians to pay attention to their plight.
Junior Cameron Kasky says "we are losing our lives while the adults are playing around," referring to lawmakers in Congress.
Kasky also called out politicians who take money from the NRA.
Survivors of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a march on Washington next month to pressure politicians to take action on gun violence.
Speaking on CNN Sunday, a group of students at...
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The Latest: Rubio: State should consider bill on guns

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting : 12 p.m. In the wake of the high school shooting that killed 17 people, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Florida should consider enacting a law that would allow family members or law enforcement officials to ask a court to remove guns from a person who poses a danger. Democratic state legislators filed bills that would create "risk protection orders" but the legislation hasn't been heard during this year's session.
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Students plan nationwide gun control march after Florida shooting

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Students who survived the deadly high school shooting in Florida plan to tell NRA-loyal lawmakers that their days are numbered.
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The Latest: Records: Cruz had problems since middle school

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting : 11:30 a.m. The school records of the suspect of a mass shooting in Florida killed 17 people reveal a child that had problems since middle school. According to records obtained Sunday from the state Department of Children and Families, when Nikolas Cruz was a student at Westglades Middle School, he was constantly in trouble for insulting teachers and staff, using profanity, disruptive behavior, unexcused absences and at least one fight.
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Limbaugh: ‘We need concealed carry' in schools

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Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called for concealed carry in U.S. schools on Sunday in response to the deadly shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 and injured several others. “The solution is we need concealed carry in these schools,” Limbaugh said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.” “If we're not going to take action, we better have mechanisms in these schools to stop it when it breaks out.” Democratic officials and some Republicans responded to the fatal shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday by calling for tighter regulations on guns. But many Republican...
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The Latest: Students at school call for action from Trump

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting : 11:05 a.m. Students who survived the shooting at a Florida High School that killed 17 people are urging President Donald Trump and other leaders to do something to address gun violence.
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Students, teachers plan nationwide walkouts against gun-control

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Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting
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Rush Limbaugh on Fox News Sunday: Florida School Shooting Stop Bashing NRA Concealed Carry

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EIB Network radio host Rush Limbaugh reacted to the tragic school shooting in Broward County, Fla. that left 17 dead and several wounded.
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The Latest: Family that took shooting suspect speaks out

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting : 9:50 a.m. The 19-year-old suspect in the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people didn't know how to use a microwave, didn't pick up after himself and didn't know how to do his own laundry. The family that took him in following his mother's death spoke to the Sun Sentinel. The paper published a story Sunday about the family, who said that what Nikolas Cruz did baffles them.
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School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

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The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.
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