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Daily Archives: November 1st, 2013

Students reject Tim Eyman’s I‑517 in mock election; overwhelmingly pass I‑522

Excerpt: Today, Wash­ing­ton Sec­re­tary of State Kim Wyman’s office announced the results of this year’s mock elec­tion, which is held annu­al­ly in schools across Wash­ing­ton State. Stu­dents are giv­en the oppor­tu­ni­ty to weigh in on bal­lot mea­sures and key races for pub­lic office. The results don’t always por­tend the out­come of the real elec­tion, but often­times […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Another week, another mass shooting… this time at Los Angeles International Airport

Excerpt: A tick­et­ed pas­sen­ger wield­ing a semi­au­to­mat­ic weapon opened fire at a Los Ange­les Inter­na­tion­al Air­port secu­ri­ty check­point and then pro­ceed­ed into the air­port’s Ter­mi­nal 3, where he con­tin­ued shoot­ing until he was con­front­ed by police, who then shot him, the Los Ange­les Times is report­ing. Patrick Gan­non, the LAX police chief, said the gun­man entered […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News
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