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Florida lawmakers introduce bills to ban assault weapons, arm teachers

SOURCE: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – From banning assault weapons to arming Florida teachers with guns, Tuesday was a busy day at the state capital as lawmakers took on controversial topics the week marking one year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Lawmakers from Central Florida, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Rep. Anna Eskmani, along with other Democrats introduced Tuesday what they… Keep Reading

Man reels in 20-pound catch believed to be a goldfish

SOURCE: BOYLE COUNTY, Kentucky – A Kentucky man is able to tell quite the fish story after reeling in what is believed to be a 20-pound goldfish or koi fish.  Hunter Anderson, a part-time worker at a bait-and-tackle shop, reeled in the big catch over the weekend.  Anderson said he stopped at a private pond in Boyle County… Keep Reading

A year after Parkland massacre, political stalemate looms on guns

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel TALLAHASSEE – In the weeks that followed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting last year, students and activists stormed the Capitol by the thousands as they demanded gun control. Republicans leaders responded by passing the first major gun reforms in 20 years. On Tuesday, two days before the first anniversary of the shootings,Democrats released a… Keep Reading

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