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Cori Sorensen, a fourth-grade teacher at Highland Elementary School in Highland, Utah, receives firearms training Dec. 27, 2012, with a .357 magnum from personal defense instructor Jim McCarthy during concealed-weapons training for 200 Utah teachers in West Valley City, Utah. The Utah Shooting Sports Council offered six hours of training in handling concealed weapons in the latest effort to arm teachers to confront school assailants. (Associated Press)

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