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AP Top Florida Headlines at 7:49 p.m. EST

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met....

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws....

The Latest: Second gun-control rally held in Florida
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):...

A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire....

Florida lawmakers struggle with how to respond to shooting
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath....

School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric
Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young....

Drake touts giveaways, urges fans to do something nice, too
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drake wants to spread the love, and he's challenging his fans to do the same....

Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence. It seemed as if the teens had stepped straight from the bullet-scarred school into the nation's gun debate....

Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team
The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the gun group to support youth shooting clubs and other programs....

Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders....