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Friends: Virginia Tech Gunman Never Hinted At Violence

Authorities have identified the shooter in the killing of a Virginia Tech police officer Thursday as Ross Ashley, 22, of Partlow, Va. But friends and former classmates say Ashley never hinted at any plans for violence.

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Shootings Reported At Virginia Tech

Lynn Neary speaks with Lerone Graham, reporter for the Roanoke Times, for the latest about reported shootings on the campus of Virginia Tech.
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Police Officer, Another Victim Dead In Virginia Tech Shooting

Reports are indicating that the second shooting victim found in a parking lot at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va. is the man who shot and killed a campus police officer Thursday afternoon.

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Parents Of Deceased Drum Major Say 'Enough'

Robert Champion, Jr. died after a Florida A&M University football game last month. He was part of the school's legendary marching band. Hazing is suspected in Champion's death, and his parents say the university hasn't done enough to eradicate the practice. Host Michel Martin speaks with his parents, Pamela and Robert Champion, Sr.
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Gauging The Health Of The District's Schools

The District's public schools are still facing a major achievement gap between black and white students, according to a study released this week.
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A Medical Role-Reversal: Patients As Teachers

At The George Washington University, everyday people become the teachers in a program designed to help aspiring doctors see the world from the patient's point of view.

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