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Virginia repeals one-a-month limit on handgun purchases

PORTSMOUTH, Virginia (Reuters) – Virginia repealed a one-per-month limit on handgun purchases on Tuesday, less than five years after a mentally-deranged student used handguns to massacre 32 people at Virginia Tech University in the worst single act of gun violence in U.S. history. Governor Bob McDonnell, who is high on…

Virginia Tech lockdown as possible gunman hunted

Virginia Tech university, scene of the worst school shooting in US history, was on lockdown Thursday after a man possibly carrying a handgun was spotted on the campus. So far, police have not found anyone matching the description given by three youths, who were attending a camp at the university…

Virginia Tech fined for 2007 massacre

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Virginia Tech university, scene of a 2007 shooting spree in which 33 people died, has been fined $55,000 for failing to alert students in time that a gunman was loose on the campus. Virginia Tech was the scene of the worst school shooting in US history when…

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