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Nevada Students Joining Friday Walkouts Marking Columbine

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Students at more than a dozen Nevada schools plan to participate Friday in a national walkout protesting gun violence marking the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado.


At least eight schools in the Reno-Sparks area have registered for events for the National School Walkout.

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In Las Vegas organizers are making plans for student walkouts at seven high schools, one middle school, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the College of Southern Nevada.


Ann Snellgrove, a senior at Reno's Wooster High, helped lead hundreds on a walkout at her school on March 14. She says many of them plan a return trip to a local post office several blocks away at 10 a.m.


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Friday to deliver letters to Nevada Republicans Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei urging action to combat gun violence.