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2014-10-01 09:23:05

A new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher has found that states with higher estimated rates of gun ownership experience a higher incidence of non-stranger firearms homicides – disputing the claim that gun ownership deters violent crime, its authors say.

2014-08-14 12:24:19

Young Hispanics accounted for the higher rates of violent victimization in new Hispanic areas WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-04-29 09:46:06

Children's exposure to violence and crime declined between 2003 and 2011.

2013-02-08 23:04:32

According to the recently released Laguna Beach Police annual crime and activity report, violent crime has decreased by 21% when compared to the previous five year average.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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