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'Explosives' in Connecticut Robbery Plot Were Hoaxes, Sources Say

| February 24, 2015

'Explosives' in Connecticut Robbery Plot Were Hoaxes, Sources Say New details have emerged about the mysterious incident that took place in New Britain Monday when credit union manager Matthew Yussman and his mother were forced to wear the devices. The New Britain Police Department has released descriptions of the two male suspects who allegedly bound […]

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Supreme Court considers how convicted felons can sell their guns without violating the law

| February 24, 2015

Supreme Court considers how convicted felons can sell their guns without violating the law Supreme Court considers how convicted felons can sell their guns without violating the law – The Supreme Court is considering a tricky dilemma faced by people who legally own guns, but are then convicted of a serious crime and have to […]

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Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths

| February 23, 2015

Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths – Urgent action is needed to reduce gun injuries and deaths in the United States, say several leading medical groups that offer a number of recommendations to achieve that goal.  “Along with our […]

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LATEST NEWS

| February 23, 2015

LATEST NEWS US Senator Christopher Murphy (R), D-CT, speaks as US Senator John McCain, R-AZ, watches during the Toward a Europe Whole and Free conference at the Atlantic Council on April 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. View full story

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Cop Holds Teens at Gunpoint Over Snowball-Fight (VIDEO)

| February 23, 2015

A New York cop was caught on camera drawing his gun at a group of teenagers playing in the snow and holding them on their knees, after responding to calls of disturbance. View full story

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| February 21, 2015

FILE – In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, New York Jets running back Chris Johnson warms up before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets will not exercise their contract option on Johnson, making him an unrestricted free agent next month, the team announced Saturday, Feb. 14, […]

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NY police officer charged over man's death

| February 20, 2015

A New York police officer has been charged with manslaughter over the death of an unarmed black father. View full story

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Orleans Legislature will again push for repeal of SAFE Act

| February 20, 2015

Orleans Legislature will again push for repeal of SAFE Act Orleans Legislature will again push for repeal of SAFE Act – The Orleans County Legislature has gone on the record several times the past two years, stating its opposition to the SAFE Act, a controversial gun control measure approved by the State Legislature and Gov. […]

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Barack Obama’s BATFE Intends A Ban On AR-15 Sparking Arguments Of Second Amendment Violations

| February 19, 2015

Barack Obama’s BATFE Intends A Ban On AR-15 Sparking Arguments Of Second Amendment Violations Utilizing the gun-related tragedies that happened within his presidential terms, including the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newton, Connecticut, The Dark Knight Rises premier massacre in Aurora, Colorado, the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida, and the Michael Brown shooting in […]

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TSA: 2 women had guns in handbags at JFK airport checkpoints – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| February 19, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) – Federal officials say two women with guns in their handbags have been stopped at checkpoints within 90 minutes of each other at John F. Kennedy Airport. View full story

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TSA: 2 women had guns in handbags at JFK airport checkpoints

| February 19, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal officials say two women with guns in their handbags have been stopped at checkpoints within 90 minutes of each other at John F. Kennedy International Airport. View full story

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Nets Ignore Michael Bloomberg Urging Police Take Guns from Minorities

| February 19, 2015

Nets Ignore Michael Bloomberg Urging Police Take Guns from Minorities Nets Ignore Michael Bloomberg Urging Police Take Guns from Minorities – On February 5, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told nearly 400 people at an event in Aspen, Colorado that in order to save lives, police should actively take guns away from all […]

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Gun groups launch new push for concealed-carry legislation

| February 19, 2015

Gun groups launch new push for concealed-carry legislation Gun groups launch new push for concealed-carry legislation – Gun rights groups are gearing up for a major push to move concealed-carry legislation through the new Republican Congress. The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other Second Amendment advocates are throwing their weight behind the Constitutional Concealed Carry […]

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LATEST NEWS

| February 17, 2015

LATEST NEWS Lawyers for 10 families who lost loved ones in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School are fighting to bring their lawsuit against the maker of the gun used in the shootings back from federal to state court. View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| February 17, 2015

LATEST NEWS BRIDGEPORT — Lawyers for 10 families who lost loved ones in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School are fighting to bring their lawsuit against the maker of the gun used in the shootings back from federal to state court. View full story

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Patty Hearst back in the news with early win at Westminster

| February 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show. View full story

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Autopsy shows New York Times writer Carr died of lung cancer – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| February 14, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) – Autopsy results show New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer. Julie Bolcer (BOHL-suhr), a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, says the autopsy shows heart disease was a contributing cause of death. View full story

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Sandy Hook Commission advises on school security, mental health

| February 13, 2015

Sandy Hook Commission advises on school security, mental health Two years and two months after the fatal shooting of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the 16-person Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has released a draft of its final report suggesting changes to school security and mental health policies […]

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New York Times media columnist David Carr dead at 58: NY Times

| February 13, 2015

(Reuters) – New York Times media columnist David Carr collapsed at the newspaper's office and died on Thursday, the paper reported. Carr penned the widely read Media Equation column that appeared in the Monday business section and focused on "media as it intersects with business, culture and government," according to his biography on the New […]

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New York Times media columnist David Carr dies at age 58

| February 13, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times, died Thursday in his office. He was 58. View full story

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