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Teen Accidentally Shot While Cleaning Handguns

Authorities say a teenager was shot and seriously injured while he and a friend were cleaning handguns in Clark, a small town near the Wyoming-Montana border.

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Montana Parents Hope For Obama Administration’s Help With Their Son’s Death In Singapore

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The parents of a software engineer whose body was found last June hanging in his Singapore apartment are calling for the U.S. to take over the investigation.

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Economy Adds 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7%

The labor market—and the economy overall—is improving, albeit gradually, with employers adding 236,000 jobs in February. That gain brought the unemployment rate down a few ticks from 7.9 percent to 7.7, its lowest point in four years.

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Teen Suspended for Protesting School Bullying Launches Lawsuit

Amber Hatch refuses to be bullied when it comes to her efforts to stop bullying.

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Eye-Opening Study Finds Teachers Do Not Want to Bring Guns to School

Keeping students and teachers safe has become a hot button issue in the US since the Sandy Hook shooting in December.

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149 Years After the Passing of the 13th Amendment Slavery Is Officially Outlawed in Mississippi

Did you know that the 13th amendment, the one which abolished slavery, was not officially ratified in the state of Mississipi until 2013? The century-and-a-half-over-due ratification took place this month due to a man from India, Dr. Ranjan Batra, and the blockbuster Lincoln.

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Authorities Can’t Confirm They Have Found Body of Christopher Dorner

Officials have not yet confirmed whether the body found in a Big Bear, California, cabin was that of accused cop-killer Christopher Dorner.

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IHOP To Offer Free Pancakes On February 5 For National Pancake Day

Get ready pancake lovers! IHOP, one of America's most popular family-friendly restaurants, will once again invite everyone to enjoy FREE pancakes during National Pancake Day on February 5, 2013, while celebrating Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' 30th Anniversary. Donations to be made to Shodair Children’s Hospital in Helena.

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Hostage Situation In Alabama Ends With Child Safe

 

The nearly week long hostage situation in Alabama involving a five-year-old boy has finally come to an end.

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Gunman Shoots and Kills Bus Driver, Holds 6-Year-Old Hostage in Bunker

On Tuesday afternoon, a man in Dale County, Alabama, near Midland City, got on a school bus, demanded a child be let off with him, then shot and killed the bus driver when he refused. The shooter, identified as Jimmy Lee Dykes, then took the boy from the bus and is currently holed up with him in an underground bunker nearby.

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School Shooting In Houston, Texas [Update]

UPDATE:1:20 pm 1/22/13:  Authorities in Texas say three people have been wounded in a shooting at a Houston-area community college.

Harris County Sheriff's Maj. Armando Tello says three people had been wounded and a person of interest has been detained.

The shooting took place Tuesday at the Lone Star College System campus about 20 miles north of downtown Houston.

A college official says the campus has been placed in lockdown.

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A law enforcement official says Texas authorities have at least one person in custody in connection to the Lone Star College campus shooting in Houston, and local authorities think there could potentially be a second shooter.

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All 23 Proposed Executive Orders Pertaining to Gun Violence

Read all of the President's proposed gun regulations along with the President's gun violence plan and a full list of planned executive orders.

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