• BC-Monday Spotlight, ADVISORY

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    The following story has moved as this week's Monday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:

    RED FLAG LAWS-SCHOOLS

    ALBANY, N.Y. _ Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides or violence. New York is among about a third of U.S. states have so-called “red flag” laws, which allow courts to temporarily take firearms from people believed to be a danger to themselves or others. But the state is the first to implement legislation empowering schools, in addition to police and relatives, to petition courts. By Ryan Tarinelli. SENT: 730 words, photos.

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