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U of M study: Plant diversity doesn't protect lakes from invaders

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Researchers found no evidence that having a diverse plant community somehow keeps invaders such as curly-leaf pondweed or Eurasian milfoil from taking hold.

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Photos: Minnesota students walk out, join national gun violence protest

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Minnesota schools are part of an organized walkout at nearly 3,000 schools across the country, the biggest demonstration yet of student activism that has emerged following the massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Florida prosecutors seeking death penalty in school shooting

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The former student charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month will face the death penalty, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Is the trauma of training for a school shooter worth it?

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Most American students practice "active shooter" drills in school. Fewer than one in a million of them will need it.

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Chapter 2: The Order

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After Pearl Harbor, pressure grew to forcibly relocate all persons of Japanese ancestry from the Pacific coast. On Feb. 19, 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066.

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