The Charlotte Observer
9:39 am
Mon April 8, 2013

CaroMont Health's 'Cheat Death' Slogan May Be A Goner

Credit Mark Hames / Charlotte Observer

“Cheat Death” may have a short life as a hospital slogan, at least at CaroMont Health in Gastonia.

The nonprofit company that operates Gastonia’s hospital as well as medical offices in Gaston and Mecklenburg counties is apparently backing off of its new tagline, which was roundly criticized after it was unveiled last week.

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Local News
5:15 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Should Teachers Train To Fight Shooters?

Another instructor strips Ken Glenn of a rubber pistol, in a demonstration of how to disarm a gunman.
Credit Ben Bradford/WFAE

A Gaston County martial arts instructor held a seminar a week ago for teachers about how to respond in a school shooting. First grade teachers, school nurses, and administrators practiced how to defend a classroom should a shooter try to enter, and how to fight back. Similar events have been popping up across the country, run by martial arts gyms, firearms training centers, and even schools, in the wake of Sandy Hook.

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