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March For Our Lives draws about 15,000 in Tampa Bay

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  • Thousands in the Tampa Bay area joined crowds across the state and nation Saturday to say Never Again the mantra for many protesting gun violence since last month, when a school shooting in Broward County left 17 dead.
  • Organized by students, the national event March for Our Lives has been the largest showing of mounting activism yet by teens pushing politicians to support stricter gun laws.
  • To make the event in Tampa, where students from about 50 area schools came to join the chorus fighting gun violence, Valdivies ditched her spring break plans, bought herself a $47 plane ticket and stayed up until 2 a.m. Friday perfecting her speech.
  • RELATED COVERAGE: Live: Thousands descend on Tampa, St Pete and Washington for March for our Lives – – Mayor Bob Buckhorn also took the stage in Tampa, boldly backing the students cries.
  • Like Valdivies, the Parkland student at the Tampa rally, Vogel said she stayed up late Friday night preparing for the St. Petersburg event.

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Newsome pulls out of final; host PHU wins Lady ‘Canes Spring Classic

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  • As fellow Class 9A-8 teams that could face each other four times in games that truly count, Newsome decided to vacate its spot in Saturday’s final and become the runnerup in the tourney.
  • Jadyn Clark’s second hit of the game gave Chamberlain a big insurance run in the sixth, especially after PHU (14-4) brought home Kimberly Singer (double via obstruction) and had the bases loaded with one out in the seventh.
  • @chambosftbl #JadynClark slides under the tag of @PHUSoftball shortstop #KimberlySinger to steal second base in the 2nd inning of their final #LadyCanesClassic game.
  • (Freshman centerfielder) Lilly Kiester made two catches (against Newsome) that I don’t think she had any business catching, and (leftfielder Vandeberg) kept a ball in the field in the fourth-inning, turned a home run into a double and the runner didn’t score, said Hernandez.
  • @TBHomeTeam pic.twitter.com/630ChvTmK7 Chuck (@FryeChuck) March 25, 2018After pitching four games in three days, AATL gave Kilfoyl a break but lost to Newsome 11-1.

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NRA host taunts Parkland teens: ‘No one would know your names’ if classmates were still alive

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  • As theyve stepped out of the hallways of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and into the national spotlight, the Parkland, Florida, teenagers have become Twitter influencers, TV news show mainstays and the stoic-faced subjects of a Time magazine cover.
  • The latest attack came from Colion Noir, a host on NRA TV who took to the airwaves on the eve of the Parkland teens-led March on Washington, telling them: No one would know your names if a student gunman hadnt stormed into their school and killed three staff members and…
  • To all the kids from Parkland getting ready to use your First Amendment to attack everyone elses Second Amendment at your march on Saturday, I wish a hero like Blaine Gaskill had been at Marjory Douglas High School last month because your classmates would still be alive and no one…
  • Read More: Thousands descend on Tampa, St Pete and Washington for March for our Lives Colion Noir is a pseudonym for Collins Iyare Idehen Jr., a lawyer and gun rights activist from Houston who has nearly 650,000 subscribers on YouTube.
  • Noir and others have said Gaskills intervention illustrates that the solution to school gun violence is more good guys with guns.

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