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A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; Childcare key to getting Americans back to work.


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Trump threatens Nevada with litigation for passing a bill to send ballots to all registered voters. Plus, primaries today in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington.

Public News Service - OH: Gun Violence Prevention

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year

Columbus, Ohio – The number of children in Ohio killed by firearms has been on the increase in recent years, and a worldwide remembrance today hopes to raise awareness and stop the trend. The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is leveraging the "Day of International Concern About Young People and

Washington, D.C. – Gun rules are being "targeted" in national parks, and today is the last chance for the public to take aim. The comment period ends at midnight tonight on a proposed rule change that could allow loaded, concealed weapons in the parks. Opponents say there is no need for anyone

Akron, OH – Cutting down on gun violence in Ohio is the goal of a forum tonight in Akron, bringing together judges, police officers, faith groups, and others. Toby Hoover with the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence is the keynote speaker at tonight's event. She says the top priority should be

Columbus, OH – Police chiefs from around the Midwest are weighing in on the best ways to prevent gun violence. Springdale police chief Michael Laage helped create the new recommendations for a report released by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Among the ideas: making gun s

Columbus, OH - The U.S. House recently passed a bill requiring states to do a better job sharing information for gun purchase background checks, and Ohio is already working to do just that. Attorney General Marc Dann says Ohio's background check database should include all people convicted of felon

A nationwide study released today by Wake Forest University researchers finds 70 percent of parents with guns aren't storing them safely. Dr. Jonathan Groner, surgical director of the pediatric intensive care unit at Ohio State and trauma director at the Children's Hospital in Columbus says a few

Fourteen mayors from Ohio and Northern Kentucky played host to New York mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday in Cincinnati, and joined a nationwide effort to keep illegal guns out of the hands criminals. One of the priorities for Mayors Against Illegal Guns is getting the federal government to share i

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