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Illinois Officials to Hold School Safety Summit

Gov. Pat Quinn scheduled the school safety summit in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting.


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Missouri Lawmaker Wants Tax on Violent Video Games

A Republican lawmaker from rural Missouri is calling for a sales tax on violent video games in response to a deadly Connecticut school shooting.



Chesterfield Police Expand School Resource Program In Response To Newtown

Currently, Chesterfield Police have school resource officers assigned to the city’s two high schools and two middle schools, a total of four officers.


Local Gun Dealer: “We Are Being Demonized”

“I’m extremely disappointed that it came out. It’s a privacy issue and it’s also a security issue for the individual and for society as a whole,” said Al Rothweiler.


Presidential Candidates Address NRA Annual Meeting In St. Louis

NRA Head: Put Armed Officers In Every School

“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” LaPierre said.


St. Louis School Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams

City’s Superintendent Says Arming Teachers ‘Isn’t The Right Option’

“That’s one of the options that might be out there,” Dr. Kelvin Adams said of the plan, adding that “it’s not the right option for us at this point in time.”


U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCaskill Petition Urges NRA to Come to the Table

She says what’s needed are “commonsense laws that respect that right, but prevent the mass slaughter of innocent Americans.”


Lester Davis

Discussion About Newtown Leads To Shooting In Wentzville Barber Shop

Assault, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a weapon charges were filed against 57-year-old Lester Davis.



Overnight America: December 19th, 2012 – Neil Becker, Niall Stanage

Neil Becker from Cisco Systems talks with us about social network safety and personal privacy. Political Reporter Niall Stanage from joins Jon to talk about the shooting in Newtown and Gun Control.


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Canine Comfort for Grieving Families in Newtown

Ten Labrador Retrievers bought and trained by the Missouri Synod and Lutheran Church Charities are in Newtown this week providing a calming spirit to those in need.




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