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  A charter bus full of Marshall County High School students will head to Frankfort Wednesday to participate in a school safety rally.

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  Tennessee's education commissioner says the state has more than twice the national average of cases involving students bringing firearms to school.


Commonwealth's Attorney Mark Blankenship says his office should not step away from the case involving accused Marshall County High School shooter Gabe Parker because he said his office hasn’t done anything wrong.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Chain is suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut. The company also says it's removing all guns from display at its store closest to Newtown, where the massacre took place. A statement posted on Dick's corporate website expresses sympathy for the Sandy Hook Elementary victims' families.

As the investigation into today's elementary school shooting in Connecticut continues, a psychology professor from Western Kentucky University is offering some advice for reporters at the scene.