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Students in Royal Oak Protest Gun Violence

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Student speakers advocated for policies such as universal background checks on the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School.

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Eli Newman / WDET
Eli Newman / WDET

Students in metro Detroit gathered at the Royal Oak Farmer’s Market, calling for gun control reform on the 19thAnniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School. Student speakers advocated for policies such as universal background checks and named local politicians who have taken contributions from the NRA

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Eli Newman, Reporter/Producer

Eli Newman is a Reporter/Producer for 101.9 WDET, covering breaking news, politics and community affairs. His favorite Motown track is “It’s The Same Old Song” by the Four Tops.

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