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  • Don't just get rid of flag, get rid of the gun, too

    Don't just get rid of flag, get rid of the gun, too
    A 21-year-old indicted on a drug charge buys a gun and uses it to kill nine people in a church massacre in South Carolina. And what do the nation's politicians do? Agree to stop waving the Confederate battle flag. So now I have one more reason to hate...
  • Gunmaker PTR Has Trouble Paying Its South Carolina Rent

    Gunmaker PTR Has Trouble Paying Its South Carolina Rent
    PTR, a small firearms manufacturer that moved from Bristol to the Myrtle Beach region of South Carolina, has repeatedly fallen behind on its rent and is now $73,000 in arrears, including late fees. PTR, which makes semiautomatic rifles commonly known as...
  • MIT officer killed by marathon bombers honored by hometown

    A playground named in honor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by the Boston Marathon bombers is being built in his hometown. Wilmington selectmen unanimously approved construction of a playground in honor of Sean...
  • Special police force may soon patrol local schools

    Special police force may soon patrol local schools
    Orange County Public Schools is moving closer to hiring police officers who will serve the school district, and have full law enforcement powers. “There is a wide array of procedures that will come under this policy,” said Doug Tripp, OCPS&...
  • Shooting challenges U.S. to face racism, violence: Editorial

    Shooting challenges U.S. to face racism, violence: Editorial
    It was the kind of unspeakable tragedy that makes you wonder if we've progressed at all since the turbulent 1960s. The racial hatred and violence that roiled the nation back in 1963, when four young girls died in the bombing of a church in Birmingham,...
  • Public rose garden blooms for more than 60 years

    Public rose garden blooms for more than 60 years
    The Gardeners Club of Central Lake County spends 500 hours a year tending to what Andy Plasz said is "the only one like it in Lake County." He's talking about the Lynn Arthur Public Rose Garden in Libertyville's Cook Park, where approximately 700 plants...
  • The Latest: Mother of man linked to Dallas attack speaks out

    11:30 p.m. (CDT) The mother of a man linked to an attack on Dallas police headquarters says that her son had a history of mental health problems but that she had no inclination he would become violent. Jeannine Hammond told TV station KDFW Sunday she...
  • Why assault rifle sales are booming

    Why assault rifle sales are booming
    “The most wanted gun in America” is what The New York Times dubbed the AR-15-style semiautomatic in February 2013. Even though assault weapons - guns originally designed for combat use and rapid fire - constitute only about 1 percent of all...
  • Plainville High School Graduates 150

    Plainville High School Graduates 150
    PLAINVILLE — About 500 well-wishers went to Plainville High School's Alumni Field on Thursday to cheer the 150 graduates as the sun set and swifts darted across the sky — along with a drone hired to film the proceedings. Emily Duda, the...
  • Why are assault weapon sales jumping? Because they're fun to shoot

    Why are assault weapon sales jumping? Because they're fun to shoot
    ‘The most wanted gun in America” is what the New York Times dubbed the AR-15-style semiautomatic in February 2013. Even though assault weapons — guns originally designed for combat use and rapid fire — constitute only about 1% of...
  • Connecticut gun permit law prompts federal legislation

    Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation announced Thursday they have introduced legislation to encourage other states to develop handgun permitting programs similar to the system in Connecticut. The proposed "Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act"...