Virginia Tech Massacre

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A shooting that occurred on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, in two separate attacks, two hours apart, in which the perpetrator, Seung-Hui Cho, a mentally ill student, killed 32 people and wounded many others before committing suicide
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Kristen Anderson, a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, and chief evangelist at LiveSafe, an Arlington, Va.
In Bicycles: Love Poems (William Morrow), Giovanni opens and closes with poems about tragic events in her community: the violent murders in Blacksburg by an escaped inmate in 2006, and the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting.
Proponents of the bill say it will allow students to protect themselves and prevent massacres like the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting.
The Supreme Court rejected claims of victims of the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, but it allowed a hotel guest to recover where the hotel operator assured the guest that the premises were safe despite receiving information about local criminal activity.
Now in its 10th year, the program was established in memory of three college students with close ties to Dominion who were slain in the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Such questions will have to be answered before anyone can get paid, according to Kenneth Feinberg, the Washington attorney who administered funds set up after 9/11 and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Put in place after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, the policy only allows the use of frangible ammunition, which is designed to prevent ricochet by breaking apart when it hits hard surfaces.
Dianne Feinstein of California and Chuck Schumer of New York, as well as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, inundated news and comment shows over the weekend in the wake of the Newtown massacre, the second-deadliest school shooting in recent history following the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Following high-profile disasters such as the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, there were numerous reports of consumers receiving solicitations from fraudulent charities.
Although fiction, it comes after the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, where two teens killed 12 students and a teacher before committing suicide and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, where an undergraduate with mental health problems shot 32 people to death, then killed himself.
Participants debated the value of allowing concealed weapons on campus, a measure supported by the National Rifle Association after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.