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VIDEO: NC student is only one from school to participate in Walkout day

A tweet from a NC student on National Walkout Day has gone viral because of the number of people who participated in walking out with him -- zero.

Gov. Cooper wants updated gun laws, we ask local lawmakers if that will happen

Lawmakers could not say if any of Cooper's requests will happen, but they think they should be mulled over.

House approves bill to improve school safety

The House has approved a bill to improve school safety in the wake of the shooting that left 17 dead at a Florida high school.

Teacher accidentally fires gun in California class, 3 hurt

A teacher in Northern California accidentally fired his gun inside a classroom, injuring three students, police said.

‘Enough is enough’: US students stage walkouts against guns

Warning that their futures are being stolen from them, tens of thousands of young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in one of the biggest student protests since the Vietnam era.
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Gov. Cooper wants to raise legal age of ‘assault weapon’ sales to 21

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says anyone who wants to buy an assault-style rifle in the state should have to get a permit in the same way they do if they want to buy a handgun.

NC lawmaker wants to raise the age to 21 to purchase a rifle

North Carolina Rep. Rodney Moore is ready to increase the age to purchase a rifle in North Carolina from 18 to 21.

Dick’s CEO: We knew we’d lose customers after dropping assault-style rifles

The CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods said he’s forging ahead with his new gun sales policy, even though he expects to lose customers.

Outdoors stores quietly continue to sell assault weapons

Some big retailers have curbed sales of assault weapons after last month's school shooting in Florida. But others are sticking to their guns.

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