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Center on Media, Crime and Justice ‘Under the Gun’ Roundtable Mentioned in the Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Under the Gun roundtable hosted by the College’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice was featured in the Star Tribune, MN. Titled “In New York, Rybak Voices Frustration with Gun Availability,” the article highlighted comments made by Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter before an audience of news editors who attended the two-day discussion on gun violence and gun laws in the United States. The article was written by Scott Gillespie, editorial page editor for the Star Tribune, who also attended the roundtable.

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