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Months After Shooting, Giffords Now Knows Who Gunman Killed

August 20, 2011 in WDAZ

For months after the spasm of violence that shattered her world, Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shielded from the wider scope of that January morning, when a gunman shot her in the head, badly wounding her and 12 others outside a Tucson political event. Continue Reading

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Arizona shooting: Suspect fell through the cracks

January 12, 2011 in INFORUM

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. Continue Reading

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Obama: Polarized nation needs healing

January 12, 2011 in INFORUM

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.”
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Dad pursued Ariz. massacre suspect before shooting

January 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

UCSON, Ariz. (AP) Mysterious black bag in hand, Jared Loughner ran into the desert, his angry father in futile pursuit of his truck. Continue Reading

Details of shooting suspect in Ariz rampage slowly emerge

January 9, 2011 in West Central Tribune

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) The suspect accused of killing six people and wounding Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was decribed as a disturbed young man who was rejected by the military and frequently disrupted his college class. Continue Reading

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