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NC State, NCCU holding active shooter drills Thursday

Posted August 6, 2015

Police officers take part in an active-shooter drill on the North Carolina State University campus on Aug. 6, 2015.

With students set to return within two weeks, authorities on Thursday will hold active shooter drills at both North Carolina Central University in Durham and North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Police at N.C. Central began their drill at 8 a.m. The campus will remain open for students attending summer school, but some parts of the campus could be blocked off.

At N.C. State, police will begin their drill at noon in the student health building. The building will be closed during the drill, and police will be armed with "blue guns."

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  • Pat Orsban Aug 9, 2015
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    How about allow the students and faculty the choice of using a gun to defend themselves
    and other students. That has worked great in the past, and schools that allow armed
    choice have never seen the bloodbaths the liberal folks keep predicting.

    I thought most liberal folks were pro choice.

    and a hat tip to WRAL for emailing me why they would not post the first letter I wrote. It had a lot more colorful metaphors about a group of folks in the US that like to restrict rights they fear or don't like. This is the new and improved edited version.

    Also, I find it strange I get this link sent to me so I can comment on it and see no other comments.