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Local Reaction To Florida's Deadly School Shooting And Other Top Stories

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We look at the news affecting Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-state

As people across the country react to the recent Florida school shooting some Ohio lawmakers are pushing for a ban on assault weapons, while in Kentucky a debate on whether to arm teachers continues. Several local students are accused of making threats towards their schools. And Cincinnati's City Council and Retirement Board argue about using pension funds to invest in private prisons.

Joining us to discuss these and other top stories this week are Cincinnati Enquirer Government reporter Jessie Balmert and Breaking News reporter Cameron Knight; Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau reporter Jo Ingles; Enquirer Media Northern Kentucky reporter Chris Mayhew; and WVXU city hall reporter Jay Hanselman.