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Posted: December 17, 2012 at 4:27 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We need people, just ordinary Americans, to come together, and speak out, and to sit down and calmly reflect on how far we go.” Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois, who said it’s time for a “national discussion” about gun laws in the wake of Friday’s deadly school shooting Article, 1A

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