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'Tons of hope' but no magic formula for preventing next school shooting

While the country grapples with gun control, school safety and the long list of systemic failures that contributed to the Parkland school shooting, those who work with students, and the students themselves, are thinking about what they can do better...

Record year of cargo shipments expected for State Pier

Workers at the Adm. Harold E. Shear State Pier unload road salt from the Marshall Islands-registered bulk carrier Erasmos on Jan. 22, 2018.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The operator of the State Pier facility is already forecasting a record year for cargo shipments coming into the city's deepwater port after the arrival of seven ships carrying salt, steel and lumber to the port so far in 2018, and another four...