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Florida massacre families to get millions for FBI's inaction
"Hi Mike Rossi a reporting families of the Florida school massacre settled their lawsuit against the FBI sixteen of the seventeen families of those killed in the twenty eighteen massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in parkland Florida have settled their lawsuit against the federal government the family sued over the FBI's failure to investigate a tip received about a month before the massacre saying former Stoneman Douglas student Nikolas Cruz had bought guns and plan to slip into a school and start shooting the place up a person familiar with the deal said the government will pay the families one hundred twenty seven point five million dollars overall the seventeenth family chose not to sue Cruz who's now twenty three pleaded guilty last month to seventeen counts of first degree murder hi Mike Rossio
Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre
"A guilty plea in a twenty eighteen high school massacre in Florida Nicholas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder this morning in the twenty eighteen high school massacre in parkland Florida that left seventeen people dead he answered a long list of questions from the judge aimed at confirming that he is mentally competent a separate court proceeding will decide his fate life or death life in prison would be without parole the judge plans to begin screening jurors next month aiming for the sentencing proceeding to begin in January Cruz killed fourteen students and three staff members on Valentine's day twenty eighteen during a seven minute rampage through Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school say investigators he had been expelled from Stoneman Douglas a year earlier I'm ready to fall late
Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre
"The parkland school shooting suspect is set to plead guilty today to shooting seventeen people Nicolas Cruz's attorneys said during a hearing last week that he would plead guilty to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school fourteen students and three staff members were killed on Valentine's day twenty eighteen Cruz had been expelled a year earlier after a history of threatening sometimes violent behavior dating back to preschool a jury will determine whether he gets the death penalty or life in prison without parole after the shooting Cruz's attorneys offered to have him plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence but Broward state attorney Mike Satz rejected the offer saying crews deserve the death sentence he stepped down this year I'm Julie Walker
Florida school massacre families settle suit with district
"Hi Mike Ross you're reporting families reach a settlement with the Florida school district in a twenty eighteen high school massacre fifty two families of people either killed wounded or traumatized in the twenty eighteen shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in parkland Florida have reached the twenty five million dollar settlement with Broward county school district the settlement was reached in a lawsuit that accused the school district of negligence David Brill an attorney representing the families confirmed the settlement first reported by the South Florida sun Sentinel fourteen students and three staff members were killed in the attack last week attorneys representing Nicolas Cruz said Cruz will plead guilty Wednesday to seventeen counts of first degree murder and seventeen counts of attempted murder hi Mike Rossio
Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre
"The lawyers for accused Florida school shooter Nicolas Cruz said he plans to plead guilty to the twenty eighteen massacre the guilty plea for accused Florida school shooter Nicholas Cruz would set up a penalty phase where the twenty three year old would be fighting against the death penalty in hoping for life without parole attorneys told the judge that cruise plans to plead guilty next Wednesday to seventeen counts of first degree murder in the February twenty eighteen shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school the police will come with no conditions and prosecutors still plan to seek the death penalty that will be decided by a jury but that trial has not yet been scheduled I surely outlier
Judge: Deputies Fired Over School Massacre to Get Jobs Back
"Two Florida deputies who were fired for in action during the parkland school massacre in twenty eighteen are expected to get their jobs back the Broward county circuit judges ruled deputies Brian Miller and Joshua Stambaugh should be reinstated to their jobs with the back pay the ruling is based on a one hundred eighty day deadline for taking disciplinary action against law enforcement officers which was missed in both cases both law enforcement officers were faulted for waiting outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school instead of rushing in and confronting gunman Nicholas Cruz a third deputy was also fired not only for driving away from the scene but also for failing to write up a tip that Cruz had been making threats on social media about shooting up a school I'm Jackie Quinn
Florida Superintendent to Resign After Perjury Charge in Parkland Aftermath
"Florida school superintendent overseeing Parkland schools could learn his fate Today. It comes amid continuing criticism over the 2018, mass shooting there and a perjury charge from a statewide grand jury. Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie is offered to resign, addressing a board member whose daughter was killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High if it's going to give you peace and is going to give you And those other parents who remain angry because I don't see how there's anything else I can do if it's going to give you that I will step aside. So you can have the piece that you are looking for. The school board meets today to decide his fate. The possible separation agreement runs. He is accused of lying before the grand jury investigating the shootings and other matters.
Superintendent Lied to Jury Investigating Parkland Massacre
"The superintendent of schools in Broward county Florida where a mass shooting killed seventeen people at a high school in twenty eighteen has been arrested on perjury charges Broward county schools superintendent Robert Runcie reach national prominence after the massacre in twenty eighteen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in parkland now investigators say he's lied to a grand jury looking into the shooting Runcie is accused of lying when he testified three weeks ago although what he said is not being released the panel is investigating whether school districts are following safety laws properly using state funds and grants for school safety and honestly reporting school crime rates and discipline problems school board attorney Barbara Myrick is also been arrested charged with disclosing grand jury proceedings which is a felony I'm Jackie Quinn
How the media treats parents of mass shooting victims
"So it's been a horrific week. It's actually been a horrific year for gun. Violence in this country has been assertive. Perception that mass shootings and gun violence in america took a pause during the pandemic. That's absolutely not true. We're good violence. Killed twenty thousand americans last year more than any other year and at least two decades so this is a crisis that goes on and on and on there are a lot of people looking at solutions on the political front and in terms of changes in laws. But there's also a lot to be done in terms of thinking how the media covers gun violence in this country and how it can do better and how it should do better. I'm thrilled to be joined by manuel patricia. Oliver welcome to you both. Thank you for having us and you. It's great to have you here. You both found yourself in the center of the gun debate after your son. Joaquin was among seventeen people. Who died at margaret stoneman. Douglas in parkland florida in february of two thousand eighteen. Let me first ask you both. How did you end up in parkland in parkland win. Did you move there. We moved there with here a me from venezuela with eighteen years ago and we decided to move your of schools so you move for because you wanted a school for joaquin. Yeah for for both yet. Better life according life for them was offering that in so did he go to. He went to public elementary schools and then to Marjory stoneman douglas. Exactly we are. We moved here because they the rating off those schools were really good. They were all a loss. Africaine started here an spree k. Because he was three years old so into every single public school era.
Biden Calls for Gun Reform Three Years After Parkland Shooting, NW of Miami
"Marked the three year anniversary of the Valentine's Day shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida 17 students and teachers were killed. President Bush using the president Biden using the occasion to renew his push for tougher gun control measures. President put out a statement essentially saying that this administration will not wait for the next mass shooting to heed. That call to do better in the country, saying that it's time to take action to end the epidemic of gun violence and make schools and communities safer. Calling on Congress to essentially an act common sense gun law reforms, including requiring background checks on all gun sales, banning assault, weapons and high capacity magazines as well and that CBS is Skyler Henry flags across Florida were lowered to half staff to honor the victims of the shooting.
Biden calls for 'commonsense gun law reforms' on anniversary of Parkland shooting
"At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida 17 people were killed in the shooting when a former student at the school opened fire. The shooting sparked a youth gun control movement called March for our lives. President Biden called on Congress to strengthen gun laws on the third anniversary of the shooting, saying there was no time to wait. Florida governor Rhonda Santis ordered flags to half staff across the state actor Paul Newman's camp for Children in
On Parkland anniversary, Biden calls for tougher gun laws
"I'm Julie Walker February fourteenth marks the three year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in parkland Florida and it's also a day when president Biden is calling for tougher gun laws in nearby fort Lauderdale the city held a ceremony with the names of the seventeen students and staff killed by a former student were read another ceremony is taking place in parkland president Biden is calling on Congress to require background checks on all gun sales and banning assault weapons in a statement he said we owe it to all those we've lost and to all those left behind to grieve to make a change the time to act is now the governor ordered flags to be lowered to half staff and everyone in the state to pause for a moment of silence at three PM I'm Julie Walker
Biden calls for 'commonsense gun law reforms' on anniversary of Parkland shooting
"Three years to the day since the tragic school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 people were killed in that shooting when a former student at the school opened fire on students they're shooting sparked a youth gun control movement called March for our lives. President Joe Biden calling on Congress to strengthen gun laws on the third anniversary of the shooting and Parkland, Florida, saying there was no time to wait. Florida Governor Rhonda Sanchez ordering flags to be at half staff all across that state
"The parents of a high school teen killed three years ago in the parkland Florida school massacre are marking the grim anniversary with an online post card campaign aimed at members of Congress Patricia and Manuel Oliver are working through their grief with the creation of a nonprofit calling for gun control the shame cards dot com project in listed artists who drew graphic images depicting dozens of mass shootings around the country like a digital postcard that reads greetings from Annapolis Maryland the birthplace of the twenty eighteen Annapolis shooting at the capital Gazette newspaper and of course parkland Florida where the Oliver son Joaquin was killed decorated with the sun a palm tree and images of a gunman in the hallway of the school and a victim crouched in horror with a gun to the head a call to action is to send them to members of seventeen students and staff members were killed February fourteenth twenty eighteen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school I'm Jackie Quinn
Broward judge rules school district wasn’t obligated to issue warning over Parkland school shooter
"Ruling against the families of the Parkland school shooting victims in a lawsuit. Sarah Bartlett has the details. The lawsuit was filed against the Broward School district with families claiming that school officials did not properly respond to potential threats by accused shooter Nicholas Cruz. However, a judge found that officials could not predict that Cruz would carry out the massacre and added that Crews had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. So was currently not a student in the district. Sunday marks three years since 17 people were killed in the mass shooting in Washington, the
Broward Schools To Commemorate Parkland Shooting With A Day of Service and Love
"Of events starts today Commemorating the day 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high three years ago. Schools across Broward County of participating in what's being called a day of service in love, focusing on students both on campus and those in the learning, though it perfectly in love activities and project to encourage the service to others and help to raise awareness about the important and meaningful causes, Parent turn, school board member Laurie Alhadeff says on Friday morning, the district will observe a moment of reflection in prayer at 10 17 for the fallen eagles and those injured. And in person in virtual commemoration will take place Sunday at Pine Trails Park just blocks from the campus where the tragedy took place. Three years to the day air
Parkland school massacre case no closer to a trial date, Miami
"Parkland school shooter, the judge ruled there is no legal basis to remove the death penalty is an option in the case. Nicholas Cruz is charged with 17 counts of murder in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. His legal team has offered a guilty plea in exchange for life in prison. The state is seeking the death penalty. Rapper Little Wayne pled guilty to a federal gun charge in a Miami courtroom.
Miami - Broward Sheriff's Office gets their gold star back
"Robert Sheriff's Office is getting its gold star back after losing the support of the commission for Florida Law enforcement accreditation more than a year ago for the department's perceive mishandling of the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Mass shootings. Commission has unanimously re accredited it share, Gregory Tony says Just as important was returning the public's trust, and it was a matter of continue to highlight the things that we were doing of the significant changes the investment monies, and now we're getting a better response. He admits. The agency was one of most ill prepared when it came to active shooter training policies and protocols. But now it has some of the most certifications. Eric Rodriguez, Miami.
"marjory" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"Favorite artists. Good morning, Jerry Jeff Walker in for Scott Sloan. On the midday on 700 wlw. Tuesday, August 18th waiting a long time online from ST Pete, Florida all the way from ST Pete. Cindy. Thank you for your patients. What's on your mind? I have not heard anybody say or give a solution. For if they defund, what are they going to do when they have an active school shooting? Now? You know, down here in Florida? We found out that the Quote unquote Security guard ran the other way and head The sheriff's in Broward County, ran the other way and head and stayed outside while the shooting was good while the slaughter was going on in Parkland, Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, not just a security guard, Cindy, but the actual sheriff's department led by Scott, Israel, who's trying to get reelected. In Broward County. Amazingly, the sheriff's deputies didn't even do their job. Now. That's not an argument for against de funding police. I'm just saying that you're right. The less police are involved in situations where they need to be involved with a uniform, a gun and a badge. The worse it is for all parts of our society. And I've never heard anybody mention. That's all they talk about. Is the officer and the perp. They don't talk about school shootings. Well. You know, And it's something that should be covered. Thank you. Dale and Dell. Hi. Hello. You're on the air. I just wanna speak to Bruce. He was an assistant chief or Cincinnati and had the opportunity to monitor him for 25 years. Talk is cheap. What Bruce says he lived it. He is the real deal. Every assignment that man has ever had is sell that. When he was on the street. He was the kind of cop that One that was trouble. He was the first to respond. Has he got promoted into the supervisory ranks. He's still he was there to monitor his officers, Tio Guide them talk to them. It was on the SWAT team excelled being on the Swat team. Um, put him in traffic section. He completely. Remodelled how the traffic section of Cincinnati responded. I bought a new ideas, new techniques, new equipment. So you saying as an administrator as a leader, he has already proven his medal, not just as a law enforcement officer but as someone in a position of leadership. He is showing. Absolutely. He is every leadership quality you could possibly want. And even better. He has an incredible sense of humor. That really helps make him the best qualified guy for Hamilton County Sheriff. All right, Dale. Thank you very much for that endorsement. And before we break, Tom and Bethel. Hello, I'm well, what's going on, man? Hey, you know, they talk about defunding the police they needed to fund the Cincinnati Council. That's what they need to go on. I'm not Kenyon. I've never, you know, Ah Leather and Webber's name When he first came on saying that I don't like him, I can bare their way there. Ah smells awesome. And I was thinking yesterday here. They already want to defend the place. But they want to keep up with three cars that nobody rides. I will. Don't tell my kids. Hey, you want to go down to the street car this weekend be like onto drafted Park watching people get shot. It's ridiculous. And you know what? Wrong day wrong place that could happen. Thanks, Tom. Interesting phone call Defund City Council. The last Jason Williams about that. Writer for Politics Extra..
"marjory" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"Water some Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school parents traveled to Tallahassee today with a crystal clear message for the state Senate do not vote to reinstate Scott Israel as sheriff of Broward county Ryan petty lost his daughter Elena got Israel championed bad policy Scott Israel was responsible for B. as cells culture Scott Israel accepted inadequate training as Broward sheriff's Scott Israel was the number one threat to public safety Israel was suspended by governor Disentis but a special master ruled he should get his old job back the Senate scheduled to vote Wednesday a plane crash in North Carolina has claimed the life of a popular St Petersburg veterinarian and his wife the plane doctor Harvey partridge and his wife Patricia were and disappeared from radar before to approach the Raleigh Durham International Airport Sunday the plane's wreckage was found this morning doctor partridge founded the partridge animal hospital in Saint Petersburg searching Chris Turbie tells news channel eight the doctor was well known to members of the St Petersburg police canine handlers unit he was definitely dedicate to the field he was a true genuine man cared about his of his employees care about his the people that actually rather animals to him possible fired a jets baggage area led to an emergency landing at Jacksonville airport today the jet blue flight departed from fort Lauderdale with one hundred fifty two people on board when a sensor showed there maybe flames in the cargo hold firefighters were waiting when the plane arrived no one was injured a Lake County deputy involve shooting under investigation it happened at Leesburg during a domestic disturbance police say fifty one year old Ronald McLemore was shocked when he refused to drop the knife all the adult arcades in Jacksonville have been shut down despite protests and legal action midnight was the deadline Jacksonville city council voted more than a week ago to close the businesses because they contain simulated gambling devices the city considers to be illegal gaming machines with Florida's news I'm John Conrad Hey guys it's Bobby bones here with an important message about a growing danger on our nation's roads I'm sure you brothers labels.
"marjory" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"Weekend the Marjory Stoneman Douglas public safety commission is meeting again today in sunrise and Polk County sheriff Grady Judd is demanding a list of schools that are not in compliance with new Florida law many of them in Broward county where the parkland mass school shooting happened in twenty eighteen and you still have those leaders of those charters that have not complied with the law Tampa Bay area school districts and most around the state are in compliance having armed security guards on campus a massive law enforcement presence converged on Davenport school of the arts this morning after apparent reported seeing two guys with rifles near the school which was immediately locked down deputies went door to door within a mile of the campus and turned up two young men in black clothing that were using BB guns for target practice on their own property the lockdown was lifted parents were allowed to pick up their kids if they wanted to pull county school superintendent Jacqueline bird thank the parent for seeing something and saying something and Tampa historian Fred her and says there could be as many as sixty slaves lying in unmarked graves in Oaklawn cemetery he says he wants to launch a program to identify everyone of those and provide them with a head stone with Florida's news I'm data mills this is a bluebird market minutes trait anxiety whipsawed financial markets today with the Dow Jones industrials up by as much as a hundred thirty three points and down by as much as sixty one the S. and P. five hundred attempted to bounce back from one of its worst days of the year helped by strong earnings from Walmart and solid retail sales last month however G. E. is weighing on the indexes after accusations that the company had financial problems which G. E. denies also Cisco Systems is down by the most in two years after blaming a slowing global economy for a weak outlook China called looming U. S. terrorists a violation of accords reached by president Donald Trump and she's in pain China says it has no choice but to take necessary measures to retaliate without specifying what those measures might be factory output weakened in July for the fifth time this year underscoring the impact of weaker global demand as well as White House tariffs checking the numbers Dow Jones industrials up by eighty two points at twenty five five fifty eight S. and P. five hundred up a quarter percent the nasdaq.
"marjory" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Situations. Jeff Ward and Ed Clements. So here's the deal. The school resource officer at Marjory stoneman Douglas high school the site of. A shooting shooting, which killed seventeen injured seventeen others, which is, again off the charts awful. So obviously one of the stories that came out of it was the school, the, the former sheriff who was a resource officer who was caught on video, there's videos all around the school. He was cowering behind so is hiding behind. I thought it was like a Clark. It might have been shootings going on. He backs away, and he hides behind whatever I that was a golf cart. Seventeen Pete had died now. His answer at the time was he said, yes, I'm having to live with this. But his answer was and still is I thought they were firecrackers, and I was trying to see if there was a sniper somewhere. K. I'm Colin Bravo. Okay, the guy was completely incompetent and did the wrong thing cops are in some cases incompetent and do the wrong thing happened in Beaumont. I ended up shooting a woman five times in the stomach because he handled it completely wrong. This guy has now been charged with seven counts of neglect of a child. I don't know why it seven because sixteen died, seventeen died three counts of culpable negligence and one count of perjury. Well, I can see the negligence charge. I get that. Okay. I can see that on just saying that the effect of that, if you're do apply that criminal standard to a cop screwing up, be careful what you ask for exactly that puts Yoenis back on the cops to say, okay, unless you're a less, you're you're one hundred percent shore and you're going to know you're going to give your life or whatever you're going.
"marjory" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"For former Marjory stoneman Douglas school, safety officers, Scott Peterson who was arrested yesterday on multiple charges of neglect, and negligence for failing to confront the parkland school shooter. They sold the, the effigy to arrest that was signed by Jude Siegel. And also the bonds that the court does find probable cause and also the bonds that were imposed along with special conditions. Those special conditions will remain in place and a total bombed of a hundred two thousand dollars in court this morning. The judge also denied a motion from the defense, which would have allowed the Fifty-six-year-old Peterson to return to his home in North Carolina to get his passport a fifteen month investigation by the Florida Department of law enforcement revealed that Peterson retreated during the shooting and directed other officers to stay away from the building. But Peterson's lawyers say the neglect charges do not apply because. Because he was not a caregiver Peterson is also charged with culpable negligence. But his lawyers say no police officer has ever been prosecuted for their actions in an active shooter incident. If convicted Peterson faces more than ninety six years in prison federal authorities have arrested an army veteran from Saint Petersburg, after they say he placed an improvised, explosive device at the Pinellas county VA hospital. They say sixty year old Mark Allen placed the device at the facility in bay pines on Wednesday may twenty ninth the bomb squad founded had a nine volt battery some wires some powder, and a clothes pin switch, if convicted Allen faces a maximum of ten years in federal prison with Florida's news I'm Dana mills. This is a Bloomberg market minute. Stocks are mostly higher though, not as impressively as yesterday. The Dow Jones industrials are up one hundred forty four points or half a percent twenty-five thousand four seventy seven the NASDAQ is up twenty six points. The s&p five hundred is up twelve shares of American Eagle. Outfitters are up for into. Half percent. The retailer reports. Same store sales increased six percent in the latest quarter that top forecast as supply managers gauge suggests actively in the giant services sector picked up last month, a solid gain in the non-manufacturing index top nearly all economist estimates. The employment component posted the biggest increase in two years, new orders and business activity, also improved Boeing and Chinese airlines negotiating what could potentially be one of the biggest orders ever for wide body jetliners sources tell Bloomberg the discussions focus on about one hundred twin-aisle jets seventy seven Dreamliner and seven seventy seven X's Jeff Bellinger, Bloomberg radio..
"marjory" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"Expected today as the Marjory stoneman Douglas high public safety commission reconvenes emission members. We'll take a critical eye to the way family members were reunified after the parkland tragedy, and how others were told their loved ones were not coming back. Ryan petty lost his daughter that day. I can't imagine that it could have been handled any worse than it was by the Broward sheriff's office after listening to other victims parents into lessons learned from the Orlando pulse attack. He hopes they'll be able to offer recommendations to law enforcement heaven forbid, their their future families that have to deal with a tragedy of this or similar magnitude don't have to be put through the agony that our families were put through our courageous Miami Hillsboro deputies or giving more juveniles the chance to avoid getting pulled into the criminal Justice pipeline sheriff Chad chroniclers expanding the juvenile rust avoidance program. It aims diverting youngsters to alternate sanctions, including counseling, drug treatment and community service. Their juvenile cases will be closed. If they complete their terms of service. It's alternate future remains uncertain, but the state house appropriations committee has given its approval to a Bill that would limit at ten percent. The amount of euphoria inducing THC in smokable medical marijuana sponsor, Ray Rodriguez stresses. It's only been legal in the state for two weeks, close not like these folks have been buying this product 'em MTC's. And now we're at a point where this Bill passes. They're going to lose something that they've had for a long time Representative Carlos gearbox Smith fears, the potential consequences is just going to incentivize people to get cannabis on the black market, which we don't want. A new study by Linden. Tree says Sarasota is the worst in the state for DUI deaths. Number two is lakeland. The third worst cities Jacksonville rankings were determined by looking at twenty seventeen fatal crash records with Florida's news. I'm John Conrad bluecross blueshield believes.
"marjory" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Last year's horrific massacre at Marjory stoneman Douglas, high school CBS news correspondent Peter King reports as students deal with the second death in less than two weeks. Parkland parents are being proactive Ryan Petty's daughter Elena was one of the seventeen people. Killed last year way to prevent number twenty his parents to pass the question said he thought about killing yourself as well as other related questions they answer. Yes. To those questions. They're at risk you need to get help. Petty says he hopes students will also ask each other those questions and help their fellow students get help if they need it. Peter King CBS news, Orlando in Connecticut. Newtown and state police are investigating the death of Jeremy Rickman, the father of sandy hook victim Avio Rickman in two thousand twelve authorities say it does appear to be a suicide ABC's Michelle Franzen with more Newtown police say officers responded to a report of a suicide at the Edmund townhall Monday and found Dr Jeremy Richmond. He's the forty nine year old father of AVI L Richmond. She was among twenty students in six school staffers killed in the sandy hook school shooting in two thousand twelve last summer. Richmond spoke to ABC news, Dan, Harris on the ten percent, happier podcast. You will never see her. Again, you will. I'll never hold her feel that way in your arms, never snuggle. His death marks the third suicide in the past week related to school shootings. The other two were students at the high school in parkland, Florida, Michelle Franzen, ABC news. North Carolina's biggest school system recognizes a Muslim school holiday. The Wake County school board has photo to give students that they off beginning in twenty twenty on may thirteenth that day coincides with the annual Muslim celebration that marks the end of Ramadan wake schools graduates. Deep Baloch has two children to the Raleigh highschool allies. Amazingly citing I went to Wakefield high school and one of the toughest challenges was having to scorn either the holiday that. I celebrate and having to choose between academics and more than fifty two hundred people signed a petition in favor of the Muslim school holiday. Chip, Christina, CBS news, Raleigh, North Carolina. A Kenyan teacher is a millionaire tonight. Peter to Beechy a high school science teacher from Kenya. Just won the annual global teacher prize worth a million the village where he works and lives and teachers suffers from drought and famine most of his students are orphans, and he's helped those kids not. Not only stay in school. But also go to college incredible story US actor Hugh Jackman presented the.
"marjory" Discussed on WHAS 840 AM
"While President Trump feels vindicated by the findings of the Muller report. Democrats disagreed ABC's, Monaco, Sar Abdi reports from Washington the battle is not over Democrats now demanding attorney general William bar release. The full report on the Muller investigation. The American people are entitled to a full accounting. The House Judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler has threatened to subpoena bar and take matters all the way to the supreme court if he refuses democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer also calling into question bars impart. She -ality saying in part, quote, given Mr. bars public record of bias. He is not a neutral observer and is not in the position to make objective determinations about the report Monaco's around e ABC news, Washington. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell issued a statement saying molars conclusions confirmed the president's account that there was no collusion. Democratic congressman John Yarmuth says the attorney general's summary leaves many questions unanswered, and your myth is calling on the full report and underlying evidence to be released to the American public more tragedy for Marjory stoneman Douglas high school in parkland, Florida a second student who survived last year's massacre died over the weekend of an apparent suicide. This comes one week after another survivor said the I A O took her own life today. The school is closed more from correspondent Manuel Bojorquez I yellow was a senior at stoneman Douglas last year when a gunman killed. Seventeen students and school staff. One of her friends meadow Pollock was killed in the shooting. Her family said she struggled with survivor's guilt. And with diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder when we lost seventeen beautiful.
"marjory" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"I'm Evan Brown. A Florida charter school now has two armed security guards on the payroll. The two men now assigned to guard the students at manatee school for the arts near Bradenton have training and certification from the county sheriff they're carrying both nine millimeter glocks and Keltec RDBMS semiautomatic rifles reactions from the students have been mixed. But the principle of the charter school tells the Bradenton herald newspaper that they will put down a hostel campus in Vader. They're not going to negotiate the to hired guards are both US military combat veterans, Florida legislators are working on a new Bill that would allow law enforcement officers to work in schools as school guardians potentially alongside teachers or other staff certified to carry firearms on their person on school grounds. The Bill comes as the state marks the Marjory stoneman Douglas massacre a year ago today. Those are your bullet points. I'm Evan Brown. Fox news. Police called after midnight when they called us on at a drinking party was a real wakeup call. A policeman suggests that we try alanon family groups. I didn't wanna go meeting. But I'm glad I did. You trouble by someone else's drinking? You might be surprised at what you could learn an alanon family group from people just like you. Call one eight eight four alanon. Go to alanon dot org. Snooze nato..
"marjory" Discussed on KCRW
"People who died young students staff members in the shooting at parkland, Florida at the Marjory stoneman Douglas high school exactly a year ago. And I wonder as you went around Aurora and spoke with the people of that town did the anniversary come up that did come up. You know, many many people were were. Just thinking about the immediate tragedy right there in their own hometown. But but it did come up talking to people. There's actually a resident of Aurora named Greg Zana's who long before this happened. He had gained some national renown for going out to mass shooting sites across the country and putting up crosses to memorialize the dead when I spoke to him yesterday. He pretty quickly brought up the fact that that we had just been morning. The people lost it at parkland. It just seems like America doesn't get a break. But. We never let something like this. What happened in our cone? You know, this is our town. Went up. Our streets are covered in blood. So that was Aurora resident Greg, Janice. Well, Patrick Smith of WBZ in Chicago. Thanks so much for being with us. Patrick. Thanks for having me. The national debt past twenty two trillion dollars this week the highest amount ever and deficit. Hawks aren't really screeching to talk about. How we got here. What it might mean is Bob Brian. He's a senior policy reporter at business insider, Mr Brian thanks so much for being with us. Thanks for having me. President Trump campaigned on a pledge to not just reduce the national debt but eliminated. So how did we get to the biggest national debt ever? There's a long history. And there's a short history. The long of it is for the last thirty years. We haven't been taxing as much as we spent. That's the simple way to put it. If you're looking in the short term a lot of it is we're spending a lot of money on an aging population. In just the last few years, we've seen the Republican tax reform laws actually slash taxes, which is brought down the revenue coming into the country into the treasury and at the same time, the congress agreed to this two year spending Bill which really raises the amount of money. We're spending on various programs now, the whole logic, though of cutting taxes, of course, was to increase public spending. And thereby that Bank shot would increase tax revenues ultimately. Yeah, that's the idea. We've definitely seen corporate tax revenues drop-off last year, we saw corporate tax revenues after their tax rate was cut fell off a cliff significantly. We haven't seen that on the personal side yet. But the idea is that even if you cut taxes and lower revenue in the short run that the economy grows so much faster that your revenue is going to overall in aggregate get higher at the same time. You know are spending has been going up. So it's unclear whether or not that's really happened now years ago, I covered the bankruptcy of a great American city. And I know one of the problems that they had to confront was paying the debt service. They had to pay that off before anybody else got paid. Yeah. Debt services..
"marjory" Discussed on KGO 810
"A happy Valentine's Day. I'm telling you for the parents. In parkland, Florida the classmates in parkland, Florida, the here we it's a year. It's a year. Don't worry. We'll switch to Valentine's Day topic here in a moment. We'll have Dr Jan join me in just a few minutes, but a year later where are we? We just heard twelve hundred and forty nine kids have died at the end of a firearm. Not suicide just under a thousand more from suicide with a firearm. How how do you look at dang? Oh, yeah. No. I mean, really thoughts and prayers thoughts and prayers. That's all we can do thoughts. Do anything by God's? Really? I mean, I just I'm so curious about that. Because the data shows that your thoughts and prayers aren't doing anything. The data shows that thoughts and prayers in response to this has done nothing. Nothing. I have to school age kids. To school age kids. And I'm not gonna lie every day when I bring him to school. I do take them to school every day. Tell him. I Make sure that I am by the way. What's a what's a great reminder of making sure to say, I love you and never ever forget that when you dropped your kids off at school. Oh, I don't know the. Horrific anguish of Fred Gutenberg, one of the parents of one of the parkland victims his daughter, Jaime. He tweeted out exactly one year ago to the minute at around seven AM, I sent to kids to school only my son Jesse. Came home. Jamie was murdered in school. What he wrote? I am forever. Haunted by my memory of that morning rushing. My kids out the door rather than getting one last minute decided I say. I love you. That was his anguished tweet early this morning right around the time. A year later that he got his kids out the door picture of him with his daughter who is no longer with us because of this. Horrific you now, you can argue all you want failures of law enforcement. You can argue, hey, why did this guy? Why was he able to get a firearm? Great while they passed a law that maybe would help. But the point is still this. He got his hands on firearms. He pulled off an execution did the murder of fourteen children. Marjory stoneman Douglas high school, and it's happening on a daily basis. And the right wingers want to sit there and say, well, there's nothing we can do. It's a societal problem. Yeah. Okay. I'm not gonna lie. Of course. It's a societal problem. And they have ready access to guns. Well, but knives kill people. Yeah. And they don't kill fourteen in a matter of moments the same way, do they? It's different. You don't make it easy to commit mass murder. Let's make it harder to commit mass murder in this country. Let's make it. So parents don't have to as I every time. I take my kids to school. I checked the perimeter of the school again, I was at a Valentine's Day dance with my kids in my wife the other day at their elementary school the other night, and what am I doing the whole time looking around keeping my eyes open are there people who are acting weird suspiciously? Am I keeping him? I I'm watching the entrance and exit all of them. I'm not able to sit there and just enjoy the dance. Why? Because school shootings are commonplace. Now. Is that how we want to raise our kids? Hey, guys, you don't have tornado drill. So I grew up a tornado drills. Hey, guys, you just have an earthquake drill. You got an active shooter drill any day at any time. Somebody could come into your school with a firearm and start shooting and killing people. Let's prepare for that. That's insane. And I am not making any type of a judgment about mental health, etc. I'm saying to live that way is not sane. Yet. We continue down this path Republicans used to have some concept of this idea that, hey, maybe we ought not to do this even Justice Scalia for you right wingers is the one who wrote section three in the DC versus Heller decision. That says. Yeah, of course, you can control and limit firearm ownership there's a long history, he judges everything back into the eighteenth century eighteenth century there, you could limit firearms. There were things against concealed weapons cetera. He says as much so what the hell are we waiting for? Are you? I mean, apparently, you're so removed from putting kids in body bags. Go do that sometime participate in a funeral service for a child who died because somebody was able to get their hands on a firearm Amiga really easy to kill them. Go participate in that people. Who are always have really what I consider to be odd ideas about homelessness, etc. Google on tier at a shelter. Go hand out food. Go work at a food Bank. Go work with homeless people. You'll have a different perspective on it very quickly. Then you're harsh judgment from a distance because you've never had to participate. Go walk around the school, go work with professionally. I know a guy who's in charge of security for a school district. Then the way he has to think now about entrances, and exits now, you control entry you prevent people from getting and you can't stop everything. But you stop as many as you can. And you make it as hard as possible for those who want to commit harm on this kind of a mass scale. It's awful. I can't believe that we as a society, and we have a group of people in Washington DC can't get their arms around the idea that hey, twelve hundred and fifty kids in one year dead not because of suicide, but the end of the barrel of a firearm, and it's wrong. We need to be doing way more about it. All right. Well, it is Valentine's Day. So we are going to check in with the best in the business. She's from VH1.'s couples therapy and family therapy. A number of great books, including the relationship fix. Dr. Jen man joins me next. And we'll take your calls for Valentine's Day four one five eight hundred eighty eight. Behrman on K G L A ten..
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"In Sacramento at NewsRadio. KFC k it is eight forty three. Now KF case top national stories. Since the massacre at Marjory stoneman, Douglas, high school a gunman opened fire inside that school in parkland, Florida killing seventeen people ask that everyone continue to respect this day and allow our community to honor the lives that we lost Broward County school superintendent, Robert Runcie a moment of silence was held across the county last hour for the victims in Washington the Senate and the house are expected to vote today on a new budget and border security Bill if it passes President Trump would have to sign it before midnight tomorrow to prevent a second partial government shutdown two people of interest are now being questioned and the alleged hate crime attack on empire actor Jesse small et Chicago police say they are the two people seen in surveillance video stressed nobody's been charged. And there's no evidence linking the pair to the crime. The Dow is down one hundred seventy nine points. I'm Scott Goldberg ABC news. Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling on all presidential candidates to make their tax returns public. The Massachusetts Democrat is running for president in twenty twenty and wrote on Twitter last night that she put the past ten years of her federal tax returns online. She's also circulating a petition calling on every other candidate to do the same thing. President Trump has refused to release his full tax returns, California this week took a huge step toward the goal of running entirely on renewable energy as the Los Angeles department of water and power announced that its retiring.
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"On a Thursday. It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve Inskeep. In Washington DC. And I'm David Greene in Broward County, Florida. We are just a few miles away from Marjory stoneman Douglas high school where one year ago today Valentine's Day, a mass shooting took the lives of seventeen people. Jessica Bateman is one of the journalist who has covered the tragedy and its aftermath. She covers education from member station. W L R N in south Florida. And she is with me now. Hi there. Jessica, hi, David talk me through how this community is marking one year today said today, the high school Marjory stoneman Douglas is having what they're calling a day of service and love. So that's an opportunity for students to come in for a half day of community service activities at ten seventeen. AM? They're going to do a moment of silence to honor the victims, obviously seventeen is the number of. And then there are also going to be some community groups having activities throughout the day. For example, there's a nonprofit called shine MST that was founded by some of the students who wrote a song called shine. They sang it at the C N N townhall one week after the shooting on national TV. And so they're going to have a art therapists at the park that's near the school students can go and do some drumming and do some painting. I know some students are doing a poetry reading so lots of activities for people if they want to to come together and try to heal together. But a lot of a lot of students are being kept homes to just spend time with their families. It sounds like yes, the students are allowed to just not go to school today and tomorrow, they're encouraged if you don't want to participate in some kind of community service activity than stay home with your family, can I just ask you, it seems like even a year on there is still so much anger here. A lot of it being directed at the school superintendent in Broward County, Robert Runcie. I mean, Florida's new governor came out yesterday said he wants a grand. Jury to investigate how school safety is handled throughout the state. But especially here in Broward County what while the anger. Yeah. So the parents of the victims, especially in also parents students who still go to Marjory stoneman Douglas are really angry that some of the school safety measures. They see as critical are not in place yet or were in place before the shooting that could have potentially prevented some of the deaths that happen. So specifically there is a commission called the Marjory stoneman Douglas high school public safety. Commissioner was created by the legislature to investigate the shooting and some of their recommendations are specifically looking at what would have prevented what happened last year? So for example, they want the police officers and Broward to have access to cameras because there was an issue with delayed surveillance footage. They want a code red policy. So that it's clear what happens if there's an active shooter situation, and they also want what we what are called hard corners. So those are spaces in classrooms where students can hide away from threat where they wouldn't be able to be seen or shot. Got through a classroom window or door? Which is something that happened on February fourteenth last year. All right WLAN's, Jessica Bateman, thanks so much. Thanks, david. And I had a chance to sit down with the superintendent Robert Runcie in Broward County in his office yesterday. And as Jessica just was telling us about this hard corners in classrooms to protect people. I asked the superintendent if they have now a year on been marked off in every classroom in the county not in every school in the county. Our goal is to try to get this done by the NFL brewery in may go little longer than that because we're trying to work with law enforcement agencies, and there some apprehension on some of them to be engaged in a process of designating that because of maybe liability concerns, so let me see the chance that way. Why is that not going it seems I think to some people like you're just putting tape down in all? Here's what the concern is the corners are not so straightforward. So for example, if I have a classroom that has two doors, where's the corner is it over here? If you come through that door, or is it over there the threat comes through the other door? So this is not something that you wanna simplify it's an important and thoughtful thing that needs to be done in each and every classroom because not every single classroom in his county or in any district anywhere is exactly the same. Can I ask you about something that's been very personal? There have been some of the families of victims who have felt like you didn't reach out to them in ways they had hoped for. We were actually sitting down this week with the brother of Elena petty who was killed. He said that families have been disappointed that you haven't visited with them families of victims. I mean, he said to us he hasn't come speaking about you come to visit with. His family that am I are we missing something. I mean, or is that a decision that you know that? And also, I have visited families. I have not been able to visit with all the families there some that at that time were not at a place that you could they wanted to talk to anyone, and then you know, that grew into anger and so on I've continued to try to reach out that is this miscommunication. When you have a family that doesn't doesn't reach shelters. I have I have reached out and tried to connect with families that in some cases, they don't wanna talk to us. But I can't make somebody meet with me. How hard has it been on you personally to to have days like this? I mean where there has been so much loss in this community. And then I just think about you. Having just watched the governor, basically undermine you and say that that this district needs to be investigated with potential subpoenas for how it is handled a tragedy. Well, I I didn't hear him say exactly that. But he's been asked to suspend you, easy said that before I I understand that. Right. But I can't focus on that. And I honestly don't I need to have a laser focus every single day on how we're going to get better and better at improving safety, insecurity and Broward County public schools, and we're moving as fast as we can. And we need to do things the right way, not just quickly. Let me just finish with with a personal question. I've read about you and your own experience with with gun violence and your mother having to live through her being shot when you were a kid, can can you tell us about that. Yeah. So I was eight years old and standing next to my mother on a Saturday on our porch and gentlemen, started shooting at us and shot in my mother in the face and. Riddick hate crime. You know, she she survived it. But one of the things I reflected on almost immediately. Abondoned tragedy of parkland is that I never had any counseling services. We were just left on our own as a family. Just you guys. Go forgot to deal with it. And I wanted to ensure that these families in this community would never have to go through anything like that. You know, we we we continue to provide as much support as we can. Because I you know, I have some. Sense of how difficult this is for them. And you know, I've tried to bring that experience to help our community. And no there their families that are angry, and I've tried to balance with giving them space and offering support as much as I possibly can. And then to all the families that don't feel that I've reached them or done enough. I offer my sincere apologies. And. We'll continue to do everything. I can to support them superintendent fancy. Thank you for your time. All right. And on this anniversary of the parkland shooting. David is reporting from south Florida throughout today's program. Some other news now Paul Manafort may spend the rest of his life in prison. His plea deal is off after a judge ruled that President Trump's former campaign chairman intentionally lied to investigators he'd been asked for information about Russia's participation in the US election. NPR justice. Correspondent Carrie Johnson. Is here's Carrie good morning. Good morning. What we're manafort's lies about three things. But the most interesting for our purposes Steve aren't lies are alleged lies about his interactions with a business associate that the FBI has linked to Russian intelligence. This man Constantine, Clem neck and Paul Manafort had conversations before the two thousand sixteen election throughout the campaign after the election having meetings and conversations up until twenty eighteen after Manafort had already been charged with financial crimes. The authorities say Manafort lied about his discussions with clinic. Regarding a peace plan for crane, which was a major foreign policy goal in Russia and also about the sharing of some kind of polling data with Kalinic during the campaign. Oh, so if these were lies that means Manafort really did meet this person and pass on polling information. And it sounds like Robert Mueller. The head of the special counsel investigation has the has the evidence to prove it Muller has the evidence to prove it. He hasn't shown his hand to members of the public yet. So we don't know what exactly this polling did it is or how it was used or Steve importantly, whether anybody else involved in term campaign knew about this at the time or after. But I says, I think you have noted Muller does have testimony from a business associate of Paul Manafort. That's right in part. Prosecutors were able to meet their burden of proof that Manafort lied by contrast in his testimony with that of Richard gates. Rick gates was manafort's a right hand man for years. Rick gates has been cooperating fully with authorities. He has not yet been sentenced. Has cooperation has been so helpful Steve that he's basically able to travel and live his life while for months and months now Paul Manafort has been locked in solitary confinement in a detention center. And I guess that may not change very much. So so so Manafort makes these false statements. He says, I if I made any false statements. I didn't mean to the judge has now I agree with the prosecutors. You intentionally lied. What does that mean for his sentencing coming up in a few weeks? Yeah. Is going to be sentenced March thirteenth has lawyers have said Manafort is ill with severe gout and depression and anxiety. He didn't mean to lie. The judge is going to take all of that into account when she figures out a punishment for this sixty nine year old man we began by saying he might spend the rest of his life in prison. Does it seem that the range of possible sentences would would put him in prison? Rescuers life. Well, certainly he has a number of years on the table in DC. Remember Stevie also was convicted by a jury of separate crimes in Virginia..
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"Now, I'm not gonna go so far as to call those red flags, but I'm saying if there's anyone in your life who has an obsession with death and talks about killing people. I might recommend you encourage them to seek mental health. We'll did you say that his ex girlfriend was telling everybody they should have seen this coming. Yeah. It seems a channel the information. Well, that's why I mean she's trying to deflect and say y'all should have seen this common. I broke up with them for this reason. But we'll have about the blood. That's on your hands lady. Okay. I mean, the guy gets kicked out of school me. Those are those are sense at everybody should know. I don't know what he got kicked out of school for. But I think that's always a sign when you get expelled. Well, that should have been on his record and should have prevented him in my opinion from getting gun, but he doesn't have a criminal background. So he would have passed a background check. We don't yet know how he got this weapon. We do however know that this mass shooting was at least the fourth mass shooting in Florida with five or more dead in the past three years twenty sixteen. Of course, we lost forty nine at pulse nightclub in Orlando five at the Fort Lauderdale airport in two thousand seventeen that we forget about seventeen at Marjory stoneman Douglas high school and parkland, February two thousand eighteen seventy seven five seven nine hundred to five we'd even make it out of the first month of the year before we found ourselves in the news for yet another mass shooting. Live from the three O five. What's going on down south? Hey, drew. I'm actually I actually live in Cebrian. I just have a Miami number. I hear you. What's going on? I live over here and see bring in that location. You're asking why it took them an hour. I've got highlands county sheriff's age online. I get alert from them when things happened over here. They went in as a hostage situation. They didn't know if there were more people in the building and that location once they do find out they'd find out. He was in there by himself that SunTrust location has a highly reflective tint on their windows. So you cannot see inside the building. That's unfortunate. Yeah. Hard to suck unless you're right up on the window that sucks, you know, you see all these movies and everything where they can track through, thermal dynamics, and all that stuff, and you want it to be that way where they see that he's holed up in an office somewhere. And you want the satisfaction of one of our brave first responders putting a bullet through the scumbags Adam's apple, and and when you see him dragged into custody, even if you study them, even if you do research on them, you cut them open, and and poke in that brain of his still not enough to to make up for the fact that we lost five women at a Bank yesterday. Thank you guys. Love the show. Appreciate that. Thanks. That's important insight. I'd like to I'd like to take back if I may my earlier questions about why it took an hour to breach that building. Magic that back. Oh, yeah. Thank you. Hey, I love the show. I feel like the situation would be a little bit different. If it happened in Grady county. I mean, look. He's probably not wrong. I think Grady himself might have found a way to get to this scumbag and would have said, well, he fell down a couple of times on the way to the to the jail and God dang eighty broke his neck. So I don't know. I mean, it's the easiest thing for us to do to try to. Yup. Hey, they should have done this. Or this guy would have done a better job. Yeah. Even when you see these very God. I don't know if you guys saw the guy the kid who got pulled over because some stupid white lady knows nosy busybody called the cops. This kid was trying to fix some plastic molding black dude trying to fix his car. So this lady sees it happening. And of course, because he's black and she's white. She thinks he's stealing a car. Just take the time to go. He might be fixing something. So she calls nine one one was in her car. No, no. So what happens they pull this? I think he's an engineering student or something he gets out of his car. They see put your hands down. He takes a half a second before he put they they tackle him open hand smack him, and they subdue him on the ground and then the arrest them for listing arrest, even though he has the registration that proves that. It's his car that by the way is why people Neil okay case, you're wondering in case, you need a crash course on why civil unrest is worth protesting. There's your story right there. You might not like that is done on or was done on the miracle. And flag. You just have to understand why I don't even know if I would call the cops if somebody was telling my own cars, like just go take it, and we're gonna we're gonna hammer this out later with insurance go take the car. Hello. Hey, how are you? Hey, hey, Steve. Calling in regard to this topic. I just wanted to say on earth collartoo on every day. Okay. Thanks, seventy seven five seven nine one hundred five like what what's the difference between ten and two thousand what we're in this furrowed successor. Thank you, very kind of you. Enjoy our show. You don't need to bring anybody else on the first time callers today. Yeah. Half of them. If that's your first time calling. I don't need. No that we need number two. I appreciate the support. You don't like it. Now, I don't like anything that pits us against. I know. But you know, we're not we're a little different number one baby. Hello. Seventy-seven? Hi, what's up? Oh, I just wanna say hold on. I gotta walk out of the house. That's not to say you. Call just to say hold on. Ladies. I mean, I've heard some bizarre reason Sakala radio show before, but you're sitting there, and you're about to walk out of the house said. Hold on. I'm gonna walk out of the house. Seth have you ever heard of more trifling reason to Colorado program that dude I'm locked in? But I must feel badly..
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"The house majority Democrats have introduced gun control education. It was timed for the anniversary of the shooting of former democratic Representative Gabby giffords giffords returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday to help push the legislation. She was joined by house speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressman Mike Thompson who chairs the gun violence prevention task force doffing gun. Byles takes courage, the courage, you what's right? The courage ideas. I've seen great courage one in my life along the line. Now is the time to come together. Be responsible Democrats Republican every one today. Is agree for pain as we Mark eight years since the horrific attack in Tucson, every one of our college knows exactly where he or she was when we heard the news since Gabby shooting nearly two hundred and fifty thousand lives have been lost the gun violence and over eight hundred thousand Americans have been the victim of gun violence all the time while congress stood by and did nothing can honor to introduce the bipartisan background checks act of twenty nine thousand nine a Bill that will expand background checks to all firearm sales. This is a bold statement about where we stand as a congress, Democrats and Republicans the Bill has five Democrats and five Republicans as the regional co-sponsors over ninety percent of America's support expanding background checks, and they support it because they. I know that this is the first line of defense in keeping guns out of the hands of criminals, and those who may be a danger to themselves or to others. So today, we're going to take a bold. First step, we're going to honor with action all of those lives that have been lost. We honor those mothers, fathers and children and all the loved ones who miss their families each day of the background checks measures the likely to face opposition from the Republican controlled Senate and President Trump and the White House that touching moment there on the house floor yesterday is Gabby giffords was there to push that legislation. Former house majority whip Steve Scalise, of course, who was shot during that assassination attempt at during the congressional baseball practice, I embraced her the two held onto each other for a little while embracing each other with a nice long hug to lawmakers who were shot by crazed individuals. Well, with Florida's new governor taking office some parents of students killed in the Marjory stoneman. Douglas, high massacre are pushing for the removal of a local sheriff governor Rhonda Santa's in his inaugural address this week said he would hold local officials accountable for any misdeeds now the assertion echoed statements made during the campaign about possibly suspending Broward County sheriff Scott Israel shortly after the Valentine's Day shooting that left seventeen dead to Santa's told supporters he would suspend Israel, but he retreated in later appearances Andrew Pollock whose daughter died in the shooting was a member of the scientists that transition team he says Israel should be removed for failing to protect the students and the Tennessee's governor Tennessee governor's decision. I should say to grant clemency to a woman who killed a man when she was just sixteen has the potential pit political interest against widespread. Support for her claws yet the governor says the decision came down to just doing the right thing. Outgoing Republican governor Bill has on Monday quietly issued his decision on us. Intoi Brown who says she was sex trafficking victim. However, the news quickly spread thrilling criminal Justice advocates celebrities and other supporters has Lama who is considering a run for Senate in twenty twenty has downplayed the potential impacts of his political career. He did. So during an interview with.
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"Marjory stoneman Douglas, high school public safety commission will suggest ways to keep all Florida school safe and active shooter situations at a preliminary report issued last year recommendations included, locking insurances and arming certain staff members seventeen people died seventeen others were hurt when the gunman opened fire on the campus last Valentine's Day, the shooter confessing to the shooting in a video released by the Broward County sheriff's office back in August. But it's pleaded not guilty, and we'll be tried Kevin refused. This ninety six point five WDBO right happening. Now, the White House says President Trump is holding a cabinet meeting. Then at three o'clock, he set to brief congressional leaders on his demand for money for a border wall and efforts to end the twelve days of a partial government shutdown our Washington watchdog, Jamie Dupree, two point. Oh, while President Trump is ready to meet with congressional leaders. There's no indication that any breakthrough is near to end the partial government shutdown which started December twenty second Democrats remain post to funding for the president's border wall is today is the. The final day of the one hundred fifteenth congress check back in for a border wall update on Orlando's evening news at six since that meeting is at three today. All right. The two year winning streak for the UCF football nights is over the team lost to LSU yesterday. Forty two thirty two at the bull and Arizona. Here's director, Danny pretty talented LSU team. Matched up pretty well against the injured. QB McKenzie Milton says despite the loss he can guarantee the team will remember the feeling and be back stronger. And how about this memorable moment from the game yesterday? A woman tweeted a picture of what she calls in adorable interaction between sophomore defensive back. Brandon more an LSU fan. You might agree. Tweet chose a boy in an LSU jacket. Congratulating more on a great season and more then giving the boy his gloves and a hug UCF shared the tweet which has gotten over two thousand likes and added the caption win or lose. It's bigger than the game. I'm Katrina skills. Check it out you can see the picture in the news ninety six point five WDBO app. And finally, he was well known among the wrestlers and the fans heavyweight champion of the world hulk HOGAN professional wrestling says so long to mean, Jean Oakland, a longtime pro wrestling announcer mean gene, dead at seventy Sixers gone too soon, by the way, more on the story about the toddler falling into the the rhino exhibit yesterday and provide county I'm getting a lot of net. Negative comments from our listeners. Here's one of them. Scott anez. I.