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School year starts with grief, shock at shooting

A 17-year-old Loudoun County high school student whose principal said was never in trouble, was gunned down as children waited near a Sterling school bus stop Friday morning. The shooting led to tighter security measures at multiple schools including Park View High School, and crisis counselors have been mobilized.

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