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United States

17 February 2008

Charlotte Observer (North Carolina), Editorial

In one year, Americans have mourned the senseless slaughter of dozens of promising lives in two terrifying mass shootings on college campuses. In each, gunmen burst into classrooms, fired to kill, then took their own lives. The latest horrific violence took place at a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving six dead and 15 wounded. The 27-year-old shooter was described as "a very good student and a fairly unstressed person" by the campus director of... (

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