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Anthony Cave

Audion Reporting Fellow

Anthony Cave reports gun culture as part of a new national reporting collaborative called Guns & America.  

Anthony loves telling stories that have an impact, regardless of the medium. He started his career in print reporting but spent the last two and a half years at the ABC affiliates in Phoenix and Sacramento, fact-checking politicians and humanizing proposed legislation. He enjoys using new tools to visualize data.

Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University.

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Charlie Fowler recalls this bullet from celebratory gunfire going through his patio on New Year's Eve in 2013. Fowler has lived in the Kessler Park neighborhood of Dallas, Texas for the last 50 years.
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Shooting your gun into the air on New Year's Eve — or any celebratory gunfire, for that matter — can have deadly consequences. That might seem obvious, but along with party poppers, fireworks and champagne, it remains a staple at some celebrations.

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Janet Fein is not your typical college graduate.

For one, her eight grandkids are college-aged. She's raised five children of her own. And, she went back to get her bachelor's degree after retiring as a secretary at 78 years old.

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A former Baylor University student accused of raping another student is no longer welcome at the University of Texas at Dallas.

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Texas has eight of the country's best restaurants, and seven of them are located in Dallas, according to analysis by restaurant reservation website OpenTable.

A TSA officer looks at a monitor while checking a bag in the screening lane at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, May 25, 2016, in Atlanta. In 2017, TSA found more guns in carry-ons at the airport than at any other.
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More than 771 million people passed through airport security across the country last year. And mixed in among the liquids and wrapped presents, Transportation Security Administration agents are finding something else in passengers’ carry-ons: thousands of loaded guns.

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Democrats are now in control of the House of Representatives — and North Texas Democrat Colin Allred will be joining them to form the new majority.

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RJ Young was trying to win over his future father-in-law. So, he started shooting guns. 

Young is a black gun owner and NRA-certified pistol instructor. But, that decision was borne out of anger. 

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Erika Murillo wakes up at 3 a.m. to get to her job — taking orders from hospitals and restaurants on everything from hospital gowns to napkins — by 4 a.m. 

She's home by 12:45 p.m., just enough time to take a quick nap before her daughter Sabrina, 9, and son, Dorian, 11, come home from school. 

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U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions and his Democratic challenger, Colin Allred, traded jabs Sunday night at a debate moderated by KERA's Sam Baker at Temple Shalom in Dallas.

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Several media reports indicate Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald is reportedly stepping down to lead the Baltimore force. But Fort Worth police tell KERA that he has not accepted another job offer at this time. The Baltimore mayor's office told KERA that "the process is still underway and no decision has been made."

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Guns, the Second Amendment, school shootings and this month's shooting death of Botham Jean were all testy topics for Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke during Friday night's U.S. Senate debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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Update, 7:09 a.m. Tuesday

A white Dallas police officer said she didn't realize she was in the wrong apartment until after she shot her black neighbor and went into the hallway to check the address, according to an affidavit released Monday.

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Texas is trying to stop the Affordable Care Act — and argued as much in federal court in Fort Worth Wednesday. 

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Dollar Tree and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have settled on a $100,000 penalty after one of the chain's Dallas stores was cited last month for locking an emergency exit

Amy E. Gutierrez / AP

video game tournament scheduled for next month in Carrollton has been canceled after Sunday's deadly shooting at a Madden event in Jacksonville, Florida. 

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