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A detail view of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo as rain falls prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 25, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NASCAR Backs Moves On Confederate Flag

One of the most popular sports in the United States is supporting the call for change in South Carolina in the wake of the Charleston church massacre.

06/23/2015

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Newtown Calls Suspect Faces Judge

A man who was arrested in Miami for allegedly making threatening phone calls to Newtown residents following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in 2012, faced a judge Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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Shooting Victim’s Father Pleads For Gun Control In Florida

Richard Martinez, whose 20-year-old son was killed in a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara in late May, acknowledges that calling for tougher gun-control laws in Florida isn’t easy.

07/02/2014

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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

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