Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:05 PM ET

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National Audio 12:05 PM ET

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NAT086 - (US-School-Shooting-Florida-Lawmakers) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARKLAND, Florida. x-21s. After attending the funeral for another of the 17 victims, dozens of students who survived last week's high school massacre will head to Tallahassee, Florida today to demand gun restrictions. They're busing more than 600-kilometres to the state capital to push for a sweeping package of gun measures. Adrienne Bankert reports that in the meantime, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School remains closed. ("..new normal.") (SOURCE:ABC)

TAG: Republicans who control the legislature have said they'll consider the gun-control measures, but there's still strong resistance by many Republicans.

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NAT088 - (US-Mister-Rogers-Anniversary) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-19s. Fifty years ago an ordained Presbyterian minister appeared on T-V screens singing "Won't You Be My Neighbour?" as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers. The golden anniversary of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is being celebrated with a P-B-S special next month, a new U-S postage stamp, a feature-length documentary coming out this summer and plans for a biopic starring Tom Hanks. …

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