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3 Arrested In Hazing Of Florida A&M U Freshman

Bria Hunter's leg was broken less than 3 weeks before the suspected hazing death of Robert Champion in Orlando, police said.

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Fresh Va. Tech Tragedy Renews Political Gun Debate (Opinion)

Thursday's point-blank slaying of a Virginia Tech campus policeman is sure to renew the gun control battle in all its fury before the General Assembly next month.

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Old Dominion U Vote On Rules For Guns On Campus Put On Hold

Old Dominion University's governing board delayed a scheduled vote Thursday on a regulation that would tighten gun restrictions on campus - a proposal that spurred dueling demonstrations by pro- and anti-gun advocates last month.

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Echoes Of 2007 Color Reactions To Va Tech Shooting

Four and a half years ago, the sound of horns and alarms did not have the same effect on Jerzy Nowak.

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Va. Tech Praised For Quickly Sending Campus Alerts

Virginia Tech issued six safety alerts to the campus community in the wake of Thursday's shootings, the first minutes after the incident began, officials said.

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In Wake Of Penn State Scandal, Iowa University Presidents To Review Child Abuse Reporting Rules

Presidents of Iowa’s three public universities will review policies governing the reporting of child abuse, the Iowa state Board of Regents said Thursday.

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Survey: Oakland Community College, University Of Michigan-Dearborn, Oakland University Among State's Safest Schools

StateUniversity.com, an online clearinghouse with several various rankings of the country's 2-year and 4-year colleges, says that several Michigan colleges are top-ranked when it comes to campus safety.

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Armed Robberies Near Tulane And Loyola Prompt Changes In Security Efforts

After a recent spike in armed robberies near Tulane University, campus police are doubling the amount of off-campus patrols in the surrounding neighborhoods and changing the way students request a shuttle bus. Students were victims in four of the area's seven robberies since Thanksgiving.

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Campus Police Officer, 2nd Person Killed At Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech officials said a police officer and another person were shot and killed on the school's campus today, prompting a university lockdown that has now ended.

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Panel: Local, Campus Police Should Aid Each Other

The Virginia State Crime Commission on Tuesday endorsed a plan to have college and local police departments assist each other with campus death and rape investigations if necessary, but it stopped short of mandating that authorities share information.

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