Newspaper: Oklahoma gun deaths rose as firearms entry grew

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Gun deaths in Oklahoma have elevated since a “permitless carry” legislation permitting individuals over the age of 21 to hold a gun with no allow or coaching went into impact in 2019, in line with a newspaper’s evaluate of knowledge.

The Oklahoman analyzed state medical expert information and located that Oklahoma has recorded a few of its deadliest months in historical past for the reason that legislation took impact.

Within the decade earlier than “permitless carry,” solely 10 months had 70 or extra firearm deaths. From November 2019 till January, a 15-month

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How Florida’s newspapers grew, prospered and struggled

Editor’s be aware: This text was initially revealed in FORUM: The Journal of the Florida Humanities, Fall 2021, problem. It has been edited for size.

It was 1782, the final yr of the American Revolution, when British loyalist Dr. William Charles Wells arrived in St. Augustine. The South Carolinian introduced with him a pressman, a “appreciable quantity of printer’s kind,” and a dream.

On Feb. 1, 1783, Wells launched Florida’s first newspaper, The East-Florida Gazette.

In its third problem, readers realized a couple of new liquor regulation, the standard of native bread and “riotous issues” that precipitated “the

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