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    WVU team to study brain implant's ability to treat addiction

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) A group of researchers at West Virginia University plans to study how a brain implant could affect opioid cravings for people with substance use disorder.The Register-Herald reports that neuroscientist Dr. Ali Rezai is...

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    Promoters cancel gun show near school shooting site

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Organizers of a Florida gun show in the same county where 17 people died in a school shooting last week have canceled next month's event. The Sun Sentinel reports that the Florida Gun and Knife Show...

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    Funerals for school shooting victims continue in Florida

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) A week after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people, funerals continue.WPLG-TV reports that services for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School athletic director Chris Hixon and student Nicholas Dworet were...

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    Former teacher, UGA player gets prison for student sex abuse

    LILBURN, Ga. (AP) A former teacher and University of Georgia football player who admitted to a sexual relationship with a student will serve five years in prison.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 33-year-old Michael Henderson...

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    Florida students pushing for gun regulations face pushback

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre want the Legislature to enact stricter limits on guns. What that might entail remains debatable if any changes...

    By Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout And Terry Spencer, Associated Press|

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    Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says "many" people who commit mass murder are Democrats.U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney made the comment Wednesday on Talk 1300 Radio during a discussion about calls for stricter gun...

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    Brown University swim team barred from Ivy League meet

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Brown University has barred its men's swimming and diving team from participating in this week's Ivy League Championships as it investigates allegations of hazing.The university said in a statement its investigation and...

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  • Business

    Florida workers' pension fund invested in gun manufacturers

    TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida's main pension fund for state workers and teachers has a half-million-dollar stake in the company that makes the rifle used in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.The Florida Retirement System had...

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    Lawmaker: Prayers delivered to Trump unrelated to shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) An Illinois congressman says a photo of him delivering a bag of prayer cards to President Donald Trump was taken nearly a year ago and had nothing to do with last week's deadly school shooting in Florida.Stories on sites including...

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  • Bomb threats

    Lompoc police find lunch inside ammo box left on school bus

    LOMPOC, Calif. (AP) Police officers shut down local streets and called the bomb squad in the Santa Barbara County community of Lompoc after an ammunition box was found aboard a school bus, but all it contained was a packed lunch. ...

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