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Missouri's new gun law is part of a terrifying trend that will put black Americans in even more danger

Guns seem to be ubiquitous in Missouri. In cities like St. Louis, street corners are marked by shrines to the slain and teddy bears are tied to trees to commemorate young gun homicide victims. 1,422 more words

Sneaky Snippets - 7/9/16

‘Excuse me, sir?’ the Customs Officer said. ‘Can you open this crate up, please?’

The Man who Bought the Bullet remained calm and helpful. ‘Is there a problem?’

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Fifteen year-old Daniel Johnson had been in the backseat of that car. He had been riding with two other youths about his age and a mother and her two small children.

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US Politics

Two toddlers shot in South Carolina: police

Two toddlers have been shot in Columbia, South Carolina.

The shooting occurred Thursday at a townhouse apartment complex, WACH Fox57 reports.

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Violent Crime a Worry

The economy appears to have turned the corner with activity picking up. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015—underpinned by a surge in tourism arrivals—relative to 0.2 percent in 2014 and an average of -0.3 percent in 2008–14, while employment increased by 2 percent and unemployment fell.

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Opinion

Dwyane Wade condemns cousin's shooting death in Chicago: 'Another act of senseless gun violence'

CHICAGO — NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday. 583 more words

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