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Trump pledges $1 million to Las Vegas law enforcement after mass shooting

President Donald Trump somberly thanked first responders who rushed to help after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, telling them Wednesday that ‘America is truly a nation in mourning.’ (Oct. 4)

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Gov. McMaster calls Ocean Blvd. mass shooting an ‘aberration,’ pledges more ‘boots on the ground’

As downtown Florence continues to grow, county officials are thinking of way ways to draw people in. For the first time, the Florence County Council is proposing the building of a new parking garage.

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Hmong American Center pledges support for mass shooting victims

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — With the release of the Weston area mass shooter’s name, the Hmong community is coming together to see how they can help victim’s families.

“I think one of the most important thing for our community is to be united, to lead with love, to do whatever we can to support each other,” Deputy Chief Ben Bliven with the Wausau Police Department said.

That quote is something the Hmong American Center has taken to heart.

“The moment we spoke about taking a collection, everybody pulled out their wallet, and we were able to collect over a thousand dollars tonight,” Hmong American Center Board President Kham Yang said.

The center plans on using the money to provide meals to victim’s families and law enforcement.

It was important to Yang that the community knows that Hmong who live in the area are

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