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After Parkland And Las Vegas, Calls For Gun Control Continue

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Investigators work the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

As the anniversary of the 1 October shooting gets closer, Las Vegas residents are still asking what can be done to reduce gun violence. 

The March For Our Lives movement, which started after a shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, held a town hall on the topic Monday evening, featuring survivors of both that shooting and the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting. 

Jake Rouse, event organizer;  Denise Hooks, event moderator

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Prior to taking on the role of Broadcast Operations Manager in January 2021, Rachel was the senior producer of KNPR's State of Nevada program for 6 years. She helped compile newscasts and provided coverage for and about the people of Southern Nevada, as well as major events such as the October 1 shooting on the Las Vegas strip, protests of racial injustice, elections and more. Rachel graduated with a bachelor's degree of journalism and mass communications from New Mexico State University.
Casey Morell is the coordinating producer of Nevada Public Radio's flagship broadcast State of Nevada and one of the station's midday newscast announcers. (He's also been interviewed by Jimmy Fallon, whatever that's worth.)