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Emergency alerts lacking speed

In the wake of last week’s shootings at Virginia Tech, it seems like most schools, including our own, would have learned why it is so important to communicate effectively if there is the threat of danger.

Gun scare closes L.V. high school

On the eve of the eighth anniversary of the Columbine shootings last Thursday, the parents of 17-year-old Matthew Wanamaker reported to the La Verne Police Department that their son was missing and their gun safe containing loaded rifles, handguns and $1,000 in cash was also missing.

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