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North Carolina Schools Take Preventative Steps After Newtown

The Connecticut school massacre is leading North Carolina’s school board to look again at steps aimed at keeping safe 1.5 million public school students and more than 100,000 educators.

CBS Charlotte–01/10/2013

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N.C. State To Hold Emergency Drill Involving Gunman

N.C. State University will test how it responds to an emergency by simulating an attack by a gunman on campus.

01/04/2013

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Haley: Boost Mental Health, Not Gun Control Laws Post-Newtown

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says the shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school should prompt discussions about mental health treatment, not anti-gun laws.

12/20/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012