Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Teachers Respond To Trump's Push To Arm School Staff

Saturday, February 24, 2018

After the Parkland shooting, some teachers think the president's proposal to give teachers guns could deter potential shooters. Others struggle with the expectation of putting their lives on the line.

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Parkland, Fla., Is The Latest Community To Suffer A Mass Shooting

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Authorities say the gunman was a former student who went into the school, heavily armed and started shooting. When it was all over, 17 people were dead. The suspect is in police custody.

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Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards Reflects On Her Decision to Step Down

Friday, January 26, 2018

Planned Parenthood says the organization's president, Cecile Richards is stepping down after more than a decade with the organization. Her 12-year career at the organization was full of highs and lows.

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Planned Parenthood's President Stepping Down

Friday, January 26, 2018

Cecile Richards is leaving Planned Parenthood after more than a decade as president of the reproductive rights group. She has been at the forefront of the debate over abortion.

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Federal Workers, Civilian Contractors Share How Shutdown Is Affecting Them

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Virginia Beach region has one of the highest concentrations of federal workers and civilian contractors. The government shutdown is a major concern that has affected people's daily lives.

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The Anti-Abortion Group That's Urging Clinic Workers to Quit Their Jobs

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The nonprofit organization And Then They Were None offers financial assistance, job search help, and spiritual and emotional support to workers who leave jobs at clinics that provide abortions.

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Virginia Picks Winner Of Tied State House Election

Thursday, January 04, 2018

A rare tie-breaking drawing in Richmond on Thursday gave Republicans the seat they needed to narrowly maintain their majority in the Virginia House of Delegates. It marked the end to an unusually high-stakes and high-profile statehouse race.

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Trump Scorns Mainstream News, But Not The Christian Broadcasting Network

Friday, December 29, 2017

President Trump has given relatively few interviews to networks other than Fox News since taking office. But CBN, founded by the televangelist Pat Robertson, is an exception.

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In The Wake Of #MeToo, More Victims Seek Help For Repressed Trauma

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Some local rape crisis centers and national hotlines that help victims of sexual harassment and assault are reporting a flood of calls at what is usually a slower time of year.

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After Drug Treatment, Men In Recovery Work To Live A 'Normal Life'

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

For NPR's "Kitchen Table" series exploring issues from the 2016 presidential campaign, we revisit Huntington, W.Va., and follow up with three men in recovery from opioid addiction.

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Down Syndrome Families Divided Over Abortion Ban

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

An Ohio bill would ban abortions after a Down syndrome diagnosis. It has become a divisive issue in the community, much like it is everywhere else.

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3 Weeks After Election, It's Unclear Who Will Control Virginia House Of Delegates

Monday, November 27, 2017

Who will control Virginia's House of Delegates? Nearly three weeks after the state's election, it's still not clear thanks to three close races and administrative errors that have muddied the outcome.

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Separated First By War, Then Sickness, 2 WWII Veterans Are Laid To Rest Together

Monday, November 13, 2017

Hundreds of American World War II veterans are dying each day. Isabell and Preble Staver, a couple married for 71 years, died on the same day last month.

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Democrats Made Surprisingly Strong Showing Up And Down The Ballot In Virginia

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Democrats in Virginia — and beyond — are celebrating what turned out to be a very good Election Day for the party. Virginia Democrats surpassed expectations in statewide and local races in what many are seeing as a repudiation of President Trump.

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News Brief: Democrats Win In Virginia And New Jersey, Examining The Texas Shooter's Past

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Democrats have won key races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey. Also, more details are emerging about the Texas shooter's past in the Air Force.

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Democrat Ralph Northam Wins In Virginia

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Democrat Ralph Northam has won the Virginia governor's race in a rebuke of President Trump.

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What To Look For From Virginia's Gubernatorial Election

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Tuesday is Election Day and the biggest race this year is Virginia's hotly-contested governor's race. Both parties are testing out messages in the race to see what might work with voters during the 2018 midterms.

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In Off-Year Election, Virginia's Race For Governor Is High-Profile

Monday, November 06, 2017

Tuesday is Election Day. One of the main contests is in Virginia where the race for governor has tightened between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam.

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News Brief: Sen. Flake Won't Seek Re-Election, Court Rules For Unauthorized Immigrant's Abortion

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he will not seek re-election in a speech lambasting President Trump. Also, a court has ruled in favor of an unauthorized immigrant's right to an abortion.

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D.C. Appeals Court Rules For Teen Seeking Abortion While In U.S. Illegally

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The larger appeals court reversed a decision by a three-judge panel that in effect put off the girl's abortion. She is in federal custody, and authorities refuse to release her for the procedure.

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