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6/7 - Blair Miller, CMG Washington

New research out this morning shows gun violence in this country reached new highs in 2021. According to Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions, gun violence in the U.S. hit a record high in 2021 with nearly 49,000 gun deaths. Data shows increases in both gun-related homicides and suicides. Already this year, more than 18,000 people have died from gun violence. It comes as lawmakers grapple with solutions. Victims of high profile mass shootings are calling on lawmakers to take action with an assault weapons ban. We'll break down this latest data and what role it plays in the debate here in Washington.

6/7 - Logan MacDonald, Action News Jax

Logan reports on development plans for TIAA Bank Field, as the project promotes a "stadium of the future." A public unveiling of plans is scheduled for later today.

6/6 - Kirstin Garriss, CMG Washington

One national health organization is offering policy recommendations to help address the mental health challenges in our youth on the federal and local levels. This comes as national studies reveal that youth suicide deaths increased by 71 percent between 2010 and 2021. Trust for America’s Health, which conducted this study, wants Congress and state leaders to invest in prevention programs that promote health, provide trauma-informed services and strengthen crisis intervention programs like the 988 crisis hotline. We breakdown some of the recommendations.





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