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Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

After 25 years running Trees for Tucson, Joan Lionetti honored with oak. 

October 12, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Aetna pays $246,000 in Arizona fines

Aetna Life Insurance Co. has paid $246,000 in fines to the state to settle charges that it gave customers misleading or incorrect information and didn’t correctly process and pay claims. 

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Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Guns offer the illusion of protection

A mass shooting — another mass shooting — hit the news this week, and any sense of shock is gone. Such rampant killing is no longer an anomaly. The disbelief has given way to inevitability. There is no sense of what the hell is happening to our world, no outrage that we have allowed a societ…

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Zombie: Skate park too noisy

HARTFORD, Conn. — The noise from a new skate park in Connecticut is too much for rocker Rob Zombie.

August 07, 2013 2:43 pmLoading…
Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon

Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon

Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon. In 1861, Missouri militia Gen. David Frost surrendered the pro-Southern militia in St. Louis to Lyon on the site of today's St. Louis University. Missouri History Museum image

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Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

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At a gun shop in Arnold, all eyes on Obama's gun-control speech

At a gun shop in Arnold, all eyes on Obama's gun-control speech

Debate over the nation’s gun laws has raged since last month’s shootings in Newtown, Conn.

January 16, 2013 11:15 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Tucson survivors to talk about Newtown trip

This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:

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Giffords, Kelly to lobby for gun control

PHOENIX — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.

January 08, 2013 6:21 am Related

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Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords holds hands with her husband, Mark Kelly, as they leave Newtown's Town Hall after meeting with state and local officials there on Friday.

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Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families

NEWTOWN, Conn. - Nearly two years after being critically wounded in the Tucson mass shooting, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Friday met with families of victims in last month's shooting that left 26 people dead inside a Connecticut elementary school.

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AZ attorney general proposes arming 1 educator per school

PHOENIX — In the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a plan to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun.

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Group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 200 Utah teachers are expected to pack a convention hall on Thursday for six hours of concealed-weapons training as organizers seek to arm more educators in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting.

December 26, 2012 1:45 pmLoading…

We are not helpless against violence

As a nation, we are all saddened and disheartened by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. This was how we felt after the mass shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora and Tucson. Each time we hoped those events would finally be a catalyst for real change — yet h…

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Charles Krauthammer: The roots of mass murder

Every mass shooting has three elements: the killer, the weapon and the cultural climate. As soon as the shooting stops, partisans immediately pick their preferred root cause with corresponding pet panacea. Names are hurled, scapegoats paraded, prejudices vented. The argument goes nowhere.

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Bushmaster AR-15 sales surge

Bushmaster AR-15 sales surge

Ian Moeller, an employee at On Target firearms in Valley Park, helps a customer as a newly purchased Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle rests on a countertop on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. The new owner of the gun, who did not want to be identified, was waiting to finish paperwork before tak…

December 20, 2012 7:43 pmLoading…
Bushmaster AR-15 sales surge

Bushmaster AR-15 sales surge

James Winkler of Manchester takes a peek at a newly purchased Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle resting on the countertop at On Target firearms in Valley Park as its new owner, who did not want to be identified, waits to finish paperwork on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Since Friday's shootin…

December 20, 2012 4:09 pmLoading…
St. Louis city and county educators, police discuss school safety issues

St. Louis city and county educators, police discuss school safety issues

Lobbying Congress for federal funding to hire additional armed guards, training educators on how to respond to intruders, among ideas

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Bushmaster AR-15 sales surge

Bushmaster AR-15 sales surge

A newly purchased Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle rests on a countertop at On Target firearms in Valley Park as its new owner, who did not want to be identified, waits to finish paperwork on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

December 19, 2012 8:10 pmLoading…

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