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Parkland Shooting Victim’s Dad Joins President Trump For Hanukkah

Trump said the menorah was being lit in the East Room in memory of 18-year-old Meadow Pollack “and all of the precious lives stolen from us
Stephen Feuerman

9/11 Prompted ‘Wake Up Call’ As Some Moved To New Lives

On 9/11, Stephen Feuerman saw the World Trade Center aflame through the window of his Empire State Building office and watched, transfixed, as a second fireball burst from the twin towers.

Gun Control Activist David Hogg Has His Sights Set On Becoming...

Hogg said he’s an easy target for ridicule because of his loud views and physical appearance, but said he doesn’t let it bother him and continues to push on with his agenda

Parkland Students Start School Year With Tightened Security

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a more secure campus on Wednesday as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building.

Broward School Board Takes a Licking from Dead Students’ Families

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission was meeting Thursday, also called for the school board to be voted out of office, blasting them for a lack of leadership.

Whitewashed’ School Report on Parkland Shooter Will Go Public

There may be nothing "independent" about the Broward school district's report on Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, but a Broward circuit judge ruled Friday the public has a right to see it anyway.

State Commission Learning What Caused and Didn’t Cause the Parkland Massacre

Suspect Nikolas Cruz had an extensive school disciplinary and mental health record and may have received much leniency, but his diversion into a Broward County schools program for problem students didn’t make it possible for him to buy a gun.

Florida Officials Told Student Diversion Programs Often Work

The school district where the Florida high school massacre happened defended its controversial student diversion program Thursday, telling a commission investigating the shooting that the program has reduced on-campus crime and kept children in school — a claim many members remained skeptical of.

Parkland Students to Make Bus Tour

A day after graduating, a group of Florida high school shooting survivors announced they'll spend their summer crisscrossing the country, expanding their grass-roots activism from rallies and schools walkouts to registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for stricter gun laws.

Fallon Gives Commencement At Stoneman Douglas High School

The senior class from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February received diplomas Sunday and heard from commencement speaker Jimmy Fallon, who urged graduates to move forward and "don't let anything stop you."
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