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University looks at gun violence as public health issue

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are hoping a unique approach to addressing gun violence will help put a dent in one of the country’s most vexing problems. 103 more words

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Three Killed, At Least Six Injured In Chicago Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people were killed and at least six others have been injured in Chicago gun violence since Friday morning, according to police. 501 more words

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"What do we want? Peace!" Children chant in city streets to put an end to Milwaukee's violence

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — An unexpected group of people are demanding an end to Milwaukee’s violence — children. From ages 3 to 15, kids marched the city’s streets on Friday, April 24th, for peace. 341 more words

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The White Elephant, Domestic violence.

Time to talk about the white elephant in the room,  Domestic Violence.  We have to talk about it openly, honestly and yes with some judgement.  We live in a community where too often, the response to someone behaving badly begins with the words, “Whoop their ass.”  How can we truly be surprise when the violence comes to our doors.  940 more words

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Woman shot, her children's father says he's now 'stuck' with kids

Sunday night, shots rang out in the Grand Park neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida.

Three people were shot and police say the suspect is still at large. 279 more words

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Merced youth advocate during state capitol visit

A group of 13 Merced youth, ranging from ages 12 to 24, visited the State Capitol in a trip set up by the Merced Organizing Project. 78 more words

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The unforgotten

A powerful and emotional idea, executed with such respect. Remembering victims of gun violence, while also harnessing this emotion toward clear action. #unforgotten

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