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One hurt, another apprehended in shooting at Ohio high school

La Salle High School in Cincinnati was on temporary lockdown Monday morning after reports of a shooting on campus. A student shot himself with a gun in front of his classmates at their Cincinnati high school Monday morning, officials said. Authorities arrived at La Salle High School after several students called 911 around 9 a.m. The victim, believed to have been trying to commit suicide in his classroom, w ...

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CNN’s lack of diversity shows in the ‘dark-skinned males’ comment

CNN’s lack of diversity shows in the ‘dark-skinned males’ comment By Dr. Boyce Watkins       When you use a loosely-defined term such as “dark-skinned male” to describe the suspect of one of the most notorious crimes in American history, you should fully expect that people are going to become angry with you. So, when CNN’s John King went there, all Hades broke loose in the blink of an eye. A series of promi ...

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A town copes with lives lost in Texas blast

West, Texas  Since they were little boys growing up West, Texas, brothers Doug and Robert Snokhous did everything together. They fixed cars, went hunting, golfed and barbecued together. It just made sense that they would both become volunteer firefighters, and that they were side by side last Wednesday when they rushed to a fire at the West Fertilizer Co. The brothers were among 14 people who died after the ...

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