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Two of the country's leading researchers and a top reporter on gun violence in the U.S. discuss how to cover the epidemic of violence as an urgent and overlooked public health problem.
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This reporting is supported by the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism National Fellowship. Other stories in the series include: Dear Cleveland: To learn, you first have to listen
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Their crimes are heinous. Their backstories are heartbreaking. The system was never equipped to help them.
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Candince McMillian knew little about New Orlean's Central City neighborhood before she bought her home. Then two bullets ripped through her front door.
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Gary Younge, a black reporter who grew up in England demonstrates in a moving new book, asks hard questions other reporters duck.

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As the number of kids killed by firearms continues to rise in Florida, legislation to address the problem has gone nowhere. Meanwhile, tragedies continue to unfold.
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New Orleans restarted its public school system a decade ago after Hurricane Katrina. But addressing the lingering trauma and stress faced by the city's children is a huge ongoing challenge.

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African-American children die at more than twice the rate of other children in California's Sacramento County, a new Bee investigation finds.

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Experts across Florida consider guns among the top public health issues for children. The state legislature has taken action on other public health issues, such as mandating motorcycle helmets. So where are lawmakers on child gun deaths?

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Two California gun buyback programs try crowdsourcing to fund their operations. Does getting firearms off the street in this manner really reduce gun violence?

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