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Flo Jonic

In a front-page story on Wednesday, The New York Times pointed out that school shootings have become so common that Tuesday’s shooting at a school in the small Kentucky town of Benton was one of 11 shootings involving school properties since Jan. 1st.

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Once again, a national study shows some good news for Rhode Island – the Ocean State has one of the nation’s very lowest per capita gun violence rates.