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Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OK

With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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Controversy Emerges Over Allowing Guns In Schools

Military veterans or retired law-enforcement officers with concealed weapons permits and special training could be designated to bring guns into elementary, middle and high schools under a proposal moving through the Florida Legislature.

03/10/2014

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Sandy Hook Massacre “Re-energized” School Security Efforts

One year ago a crazed young man burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut, fatally shooting 20 students and six staff members before killing himself as police moved in.

12/13/2013

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BSO Trains For Mass Casualty Event In S. Fla. School

Pompano Beach High School had the look and feel of a real-life crisis situation Friday morning with “armed men” on campus, “shots fired” and several students down. But in reality it was a drill honing skills in case a tragedy like this actually happened.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

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Sunrise Holds Vigil For Victims Of Newtown School Massacre

One week after the tragedy in Newtown, communities in South Florida are joining to remember the victims.

CBS4–12/21/2012

Dolphins Send Flowers In Memory Of Fan Killed In CT School Shooting

The Miami Dolphins have sent a flower arrangement in memory of a far away fan who died tragically in last week’s Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.

CBS4–12/20/2012

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Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.

12/19/2012

The Miami tower in Downtown illuminated with the Newtown Elementary School colors in honor of the shooting victims. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Tower Lights Up For Newtown School Shooting

Miami’s downtown skyline will be tinged with green and white lit Monday night by the Miami Tower in remembrance of the victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS Miami–12/17/2012

Police tape is viewed outside of the entrance to the Sandy Hook School on Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 15, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Students Nervously Return To School After Shooting

By the time Richard Cantlupe received the news of the Connecticut school shooting that left 20 children dead, his students had already gone home for the weekend.

12/17/2012

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President Obama To Attend Vigil In Newtown, CT Sunday

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Newtown, Connecticut on Sunday.

12/16/2012

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