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The costly aftermath of a workplace shooting

Jun 26, 2019
Hundreds of employees die in workplace shootings every year. The aftermath is even more costly when companies aren’t prepared for potential violence.
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What companies can do to combat workplace violence

Apr 4, 2018
Receptionists are one of the most vulnerable people in any office, and yet they're often not included in safety training.
YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California on Tuesday.

Would arming school officials be effective during a mass shooting?

Feb 23, 2018
Amanda Ripley is the author of "The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes — and Why?"
Tyra Heman (R) a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is hugged by Rachael Buto in front of the school where 17 people that were killed during a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
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The NRA hasn’t always been the NRA

Feb 15, 2018
The National Rifle Association spent about $5 million lobbying Congress last year. That’s up from around $1.5 million 10 years ago, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.  But the NRA is not just a Washington lobbying powerhouse. Its reach extends across the country.   Click the audio player above for the full story. 

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Recovery resources and funding options for mass shooting survivors

Jan 31, 2018
“You are dealing with people whose lives have been destroyed and money is a pretty poor substitute for loss.”
People attend a candlelight vigil at Las Vegas City Hall October 2, 2017, after a gunman killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 500 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada late October 1, 2017.

Everyone will pay more to protect police officers

Jul 19, 2016
Murders in Baton Rouge and Dallas have cities increasing protection for police officers.
Police officers keep watch in Times Square following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
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