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NNPA Chair: Gun control ‘forbidden subject”’ when mass shooters are white, male

NNPA Chair: Gun control ‘forbidden subject”’ when mass shooters are white, male

| October 8, 2017

‘Glaring double standard’ CHICAGO—The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell said that the issue of gun control escapes vigorous debate when the perpetrators of mass shooters are white males. The leader of the association, comprised of more than 200 black-owned publications, also noted that cries for reform gain the most traction when […]

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More than 50 dead, nearly 500 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

More than 50 dead, nearly 500 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

| October 8, 2017

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Las Vegas authorities have identified Stephen Paddock, a 64 year-old white man from Mesquite, Nevada, as the gunmen in one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. During a brief press conference Monday morning, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters that more than 50 people were […]

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Former Deputy Chief of Police Henry ‘Hank’ Sanders crosses over at 77

Former Deputy Chief of Police Henry ‘Hank’ Sanders crosses over at 77

| October 16, 2015

LAS VEGAS—One of Fort Wayne’s most well-known and community oriented police officials crossed over recently. Former Fort Wayne Police Department Deputy Chief Henry “Hank” Sanders passed away at home in Las Vegas at the age of 77. Sanders enjoyed a notable career in the police department, joining the law enforcement agency as a patrolman and […]

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BBC News – Las Vegas gambler sues after losing $500,000 ‘while drunk’

| March 8, 2014

Las Vegas gambler sues after losing $500,000 ‘while drunk’ Gambler Mark Johnston:”Any other casino would have stopped me” A US businessman who lost $500,000 (£298,000) at a Las Vegas casino says he should not have to pay – because he was too drunk. Californian Mark Johnston has sued the Downtown Grand for serving him drinks […]

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