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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Marysville Pilchuck High School freshman, Cameron Moody, 14, silently prayed amidst candles and Kleenex at a vigil within The Grove Church in mourning of an earlier shooting at his school that left two dead and four wounded Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Marysville, Washington. Less than one full…

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Marysville Pilchuck student Tyanna Davis, right, places flowers on the fence bordering Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several …

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Marysville Pilchuck student Tyanna Davis, left, places flowers with her mother, center, and another student on the fence bordering the high school, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting s…

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Friends comfort each other as hundreds packed into The Grove Church for a vigil in mourning of an earlier shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School that left two dead and four wounded Friday, October 24, 2014, in Marysville, Washington. Several students identified the shooter as Jaylen Fry…

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Marysville School District security checks cars lined up along 108th Street NE arriving at Marysville Pilchuck High School to pick up students' belongings Marysville, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Parents and guardians received phone calls and emails saying that they could retrieve belongi…

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Student Jaylen Fryberg is seen during a homecoming celebration at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash., on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in this still frame made from video. Fryberg has been identified as the gunman who walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday an…

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School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday.

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School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

Shooter Jaylen Fryberg was named to his high school’s homecoming court a week ago. 

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Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Collecting bottles, a researcher and community college student address problems of reservation.

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Will: Almost hoping FCC embraces ban on 'Redskins'

Will: Almost hoping FCC embraces ban on 'Redskins'

Federal government is the real nuisance.

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

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Pascua Yaqui gain added power to prosecute some non-Indians

Southern Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of the first native groups in the nation to earn legal standing to prosecute outsiders who attack women on tribal lands.

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Brewer: Nothing offensive about 'Redskins' team name

Brewer: Nothing offensive about 'Redskins' team name

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer told a reporter Wednesday that she finds nothing offensive in a major sports team having the name Redskins.

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AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

Sen. Steve Smith challenged atheist's words.

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AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

PHOENIX - When is a prayer not a prayer?

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Arizonans to vote next year on sovereignty issue vs. feds

PHOENIX - Amid a discussion of the Bible and the Promised Land, the state House voted Tuesday to let Arizonans vote next year on whether they want to be able to challenge the federal government.

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Arizona House looks to honor cowboys with own holiday, despite protests

PHOENIX - Calling them an important part of Arizona history, a divided state House voted Monday to create an official National Day of the Cowboy.

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Indian activist Russell Means dies at 72

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at…

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More Native Americans make grades for college

The number of American Indian teens who are eligible for admission to an Arizona university is growing.

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