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

    THWARTING MASS SHOOTINGS

    LOS ANGELES _ There’s been a big increase in the number of tips to U.S. law enforcement about potential mass shootings following three shootings in August that killed 34 people. Experts say media coverage of the shootings makes the public more prone to inform on worrisome relatives or neighbors in attempts to prevent more shootings. Following the high-profile shootings in California and Texas and Ohio, tips to the FBI rose by about 15,000 each week. By Lisa Marie Pane and Stefanie Dazio. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

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