gun violence

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Shooting By 9-Year-Old Girl Stirs Debate Over Guns

he accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.

08/27/2014

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Money Starts To Flow In For Gun Initiatives

“I would imagine this will be the one of the most expensive initiative campaigns in the country because of what it symbolically stands for.”

CBS Seattle–08/18/2014

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Man Shot In Face In Front Of Starbucks

Police in the south Seattle suburb of Kent say a woman is accused of shooting a man in the face as they were talking into a coffee shop

CBS Seattle–07/16/2014

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Washington’s Gun Initiatives Are Attracting Millions In Contributions

Two gun initiatives headed toward Washington’s November ballot have attracted nearly $3.6 million in contributions so far

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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UW Study: Gun Victims More Likely To Be Shot Again

People hospitalized with a gunshot wound are 30 times more likely to come back to the hospital with another firearm injury than those hospitalized for another medical reason, according to a new study from the University of Washington

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

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Arming School Administrators In Eastern Washington Sparks Debate

Eleven school administrators in one eastern Washington school district will be carrying guns on school grounds when the new school year begins.

CBS Seattle–06/09/2014

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More Than 100 Businesses Sign Up For ‘Gun Free Zone’

Since the “Gun Free Zone” program launched in August, over 100 Seattle businesses have signed up to participate in the program.

10/27/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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Gov. Inslee Signs Law Creating Firearm Offender Registry

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Wednesday a measure that creates a registry for firearm offenders in Washington, similar to the sex offender registry.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

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Buyback Guns To Be Melted Into Bricks, Placed Around Seattle

(CBS Seattle/AP) — More than 700 guns collected during a buyback in January will be melted into bricks and printed with messages of peace then placed around Seattle. Mayor Mike McGinn is expected to announce […]

CBS Seattle–05/07/2013

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