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Boston still recovering after Winter Storm Nemo

Boston still recovering after Winter Storm Nemo

After one of the worst blizzards in Boston’s history, the city continues to recover in the aftermath of Winter Storm Nemo, which hit the Northeast Friday afternoon.

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Column: A case for concealed carry on campus

I understand some of my peers’ concerns regarding “guns on campus.” From my perspective, their opposition to concealed carry on campus is largely based on fear of further violence, a fear that has been largely misplaced but nonetheless capitalized on by gun control groups at the national level.

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Lone Star Community College gunmen in custody

An unknown gunman released fire on three people at the North Harris campus of Lone Star Community College Tuesday.

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Lone Star College shooting injures four, two suspects in custody

A conflict between two men at Lone Star College near Houston left four injured people.

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Editorial: Is that a gun in your backpack?

Yesterday, at the North Harris campus of Lone Star College in Houston, Joshua Flores stood outside a cafeteria when a group of students ran towards him, yelling, “The guy has a gun — run, run!” Later, Flores told The New York Times: “I couldn’t believe this is happening.”

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Column: Take our guns — and our safety, too

As weeks pass, the country’s mood has turned from mourning to alert. Advocates of gun control view the shooting as another reason why legalization of guns is dangerous and why the Second Amendment needs to be eradicated and, honestly, I can understand that.

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Obama releases plan for gun law changes

President Barack Obama released his plan titled, “Now is the Time,” to reduce gun violence and signed 23 executive actions toward the same goal in a speech on Wednesday.

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Column: Letting Lanza win

In light of the recent Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., people across the nation are still struggling with how best to cope with the devastating tragedy.

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Editorial: Crazy is crazy

Over the break tragedies uprooted a passionate issue in this country: gun control. Anti-gun enthusiasts are calling for immediate action, whereas pro-gun enthusiasts are attempting to create a “Gun Appreciation Day.” There’s even a home page for the event.

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Group urges Congress to address gun control

With the trauma of the Newtown, Conn., massacre still lingering, the Association of American Universities has called upon President Barack Obama and members of Congress to address gun violence.

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