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Urban advocates say new gun control talk overdue

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This Associated Press file photo taken on November 29,2011, shows a bullet hole in a window of a car at a liquor store parking lot in Oakland, Calif., after a shooting. A hail of gunfire along the Oakland street left eight people wounded, including a 1-year-old boy. In the wake of the Dec. 14, 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the small town of Newtown, Conn., there is now much political discussion about gun control. For urban advocates, this new emphasis on gun control is long overdue. AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File

For years, voices have cried in the urban wilderness: We need to talk about gun control.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

A week after US school massacre, details emerge

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As Americans paused for the one-week anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged Friday about the gunman, Adam Lanza, who acquaintances said was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes but rarely spoke to anyone.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

World leaders express shock over latest US shooting

British Prime Minister David Cameron told the media. AP file photo

World leaders expressed shock and horror after a gunman massacred 20 small children and six teachers Friday in the US state of Connecticut, in one of the worst school shootings in history.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Connecticut school shooting revives gun debate

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Frank DíAngelis, Columbine High School Principal at time of the massacre and still principal today speaks at a news conference where he talked about the Connecticut School Shooting at Jefferson County School headquarters in Golden, Colo., on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2012. AP

Relatives of those killed in at Colorado movie theater shooting this summer are reacting with outrage to Friday’s mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school — and demanding that the nation finally address gun control.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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