THE NEW FORTY Horrific absurdity...
I am so tired of hearing about mass shooting incidents. I am even more tired of the endless debate cycle of what should be done about gun violence. Should we have more good citizens carrying guns, mor... Posted on 4/2/14 at 11:09 PM
COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN EGF Rod and Gun Club hosts free event for youth shooters
The East Grand Forks Rod and Gun Club is hosting a free session for youth shooters age 6 to 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the gun club north and west of East Grand Forks.
During the session, youth ... Posted on 9/4/13 at 9:50 AM
SUNDOG Shooting with the Canon C500
The new C500 with its super 35 image sensor, Fujinon 19-90 lens and the Ki Pro Quad recording all the 4K glory makes for an interesting shoot full of its share of fun, annoyances and struggles. We cam... Posted on 7/30/13 at 11:28 AM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Protecting our children
School shooters. Something that no one ever dreamed we would have to discuss. Something that has shaken every community in the country. Something that every American prays will never happen again. But... Posted on 2/1/13 at 3:53 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA faith fridays: snowflakes falling upward (a memorial)
One summer during junior high, I volunteered to help with Vacation Bible School and was assigned to be an aide in the first-grade class. I found the kids to be absolutely precious -- so full of wonder... Posted on 12/21/12 at 1:03 AM
SUNDVOLLEN, Norway — The Norwegian man suspected in a bombing and shooting spree that killed at least 92 people bought six tons of fertilizer before the massacre, the supplier said today as police investigated witness accounts of a second shooter.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Jared Loughner had never been in major trouble with the law or overtly violent, but his behavior at his community college was so disturbing that campus police gave him and his parents an ultimatum: Get a mental health evaluation or don’t come back.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
, January 13, 2011
TUCSON, Ariz. – Summoning the soul of a nation, President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to honor those slain and injured in the Arizona shootings by becoming better people, telling a polarized citizenry that it is time to talk with each other “in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.”
Suspect’s troubles were not an obstacle
TUCSON, Ariz. – Jared Loughner had trouble with the law, was rejected by the Army after flunking a drug test and was considered so mentally unstable that he was banned from his college campus, where officials considered him a threat to other students and faculty.
Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
, January 12, 2011
TUCSON, Ariz. – Rep. Gabrielle Giffords reached an important step in her recovery from a bullet through her head, breathing on her own for the first time and moving both arms, doctors said Tuesday in what was expected to be a long recuperation.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Jared Loughner had trouble with the law, was rejected by the Army after flunking a drug test and was considered so mentally unstable that he was banned from his college campus, where officials considered him a threat to other students and faculty.
TUCSON, Ariz. — The parents of a man charged with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords expressed sorrow today for the "heinous events," their first public remarks since their 22-year-old son was accused of killing six people.
TUCSON, Ariz. — One of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' doctors declared today she has "a 101 percent chance of surviving," as she made more progress, moving both arms and breathing on her own for the first time — just three days after a bullet shot through her brain.
In the wake of Saturday’s shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona, tea party supporters in the Red River Valley and across the nation on Monday criticized what one local conservative radio host called “unforgivable” attempts by some to link the movement’s rhetoric to violence.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Doctors treating Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said today the congresswoman was responding to verbal commands by raising two fingers of her left hand and even managed to give a thumbs-up.
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