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Rep. Adams lauds Obama’s action on gun violence

    Rep. Adams lauds Obama’s action on gun violence

 To the Editor: [Studies show that every day when background checks are used, more than 170 felons, 50 domestic abusers, and nearly 20 fugitives are prevented from buying a gun.

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Editorial: Obama moves to save lives

    Editorial: Obama moves to save lives

Who would have thought that Winston-Salem State University would have to deal with the death of one freshman let alone two within one-and-a-half months. Both freshmen died from gun violence

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Public workshop labels gun violence as a health disparity

    Public workshop labels gun violence as a health disparity

(pictured above:  Dr. Alain Bertoni speaks as Dr. Kathryn Weaver sits close by.) In a national conversation dominated by cancer, diabetes and hypertension, one grave health disparity gets lost. In

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‘No More Death’

    ‘No More Death’

Congregants pray for an end to streak of local homicides (pictured above: Solid Rock Baptist Church’s Rev. Waymon Monroe Jr. asks God to stem the city’s murder rate.) Perturbed by the

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Gone Too Soon

    Gone Too Soon

Family copes with loss after senseless killing (pictured above:  Crystal Thompson wears a t-shirt honoring her late son during a vigil

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Spike in gun violence a concern

    Spike in gun violence a concern

(pictured above: Chief Barry Rountree wants guns off the streets.) City leaders are making a push to reduce gun violence

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Sequester pain beyond air travel

    Sequester pain beyond air travel

When the sequester federal spending cuts forced flight delays because of the furlough of air traffic controllers, the normally deadlocked

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Guns, not the Klan, are the real threat

    Guns, not the Klan, are the real threat

Chicago suffers unbearable levels of gun violence, yet the victims remain largely silent. They travel from funeral home to graveyard,

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