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Obama unveils gun plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding “this will be difficult,” President Barack Obama urged a reluctant Congress on Wednesday to require background checks for all gun sales and ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines in an emotion-laden plea to curb gun violence in America. The president’s sweeping, $500 million ...

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Obama’s second inauguration focuses on unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global warming as he embarked on a second term before ...

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Divided states of America

bbigelow@my.apsu.edu The election of Democratic presidents traditionally results in increased sales of firearms and ammunition, but now it may have triggered a movement of petitions advocating states’ peaceful secession from the United States. According to CNN, citizens in all 50 states have started petitions to allow for their peaceful secession ...

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Tennessee’s future in gay legislation

–dhunter12@my.apsu.edu On Friday, Nov. 16, the GSA held an event on campus with Erin Davies, a gay rights activist whose car was vandalized with gay slurs. The vandalization of her car led to the movement called FagBug. Davies painted her car rainbow colors and drives around the country advocating for ...

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Local election correction

In last week’s issue of The All State, there were several errors printed regarding the elections that took place locally. We apologize for this and offer the following corrected information. Mark Green, Republican from District 22, defeated incumbent Tim Barnes for the State Senate. In District 67, the district in ...

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Second chance at change

–bbigelow@my.apsu.edu If reelected, President Barack Obama has set the goal of creating 1 million “new manufacturing jobs by the end of 2016” and so far has overseen 32 consecutive months of job growth and has added “5.4 million private sector jobs, including nearly 479,000 manufacturing jobs since January 2010,” according ...

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