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Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young holds a collapsible rifle found in the backpack of an Embry-Riddle student who was believed to be planning a mass shooting. Image: DBPD
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Embry-Riddle student arrested with ammo and collapsible rifle after threat to shoot up university


A 19-year-old student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University was arrested Thursday after police say he was planning to shoot up the university. Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young says John Hagins was plotting a mass shooting at Embry-Riddle on the last day of school before winter break. But police arrested Hagins early in the morning as he left his off-campus home in the Andros Isles apartment complex. He had a backpack containing a collapsible rifle, six loaded magazines, a scope and four boxes of ammunition. “I’m extremely relieved that we are not the next national media story as it relates to a mass shooting on a campus because the intent was there,” the chief said during a press conference. Two other …
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Image: screenshot from an Embry Riddle Aeronautical University video showing a solar powered water filtration system. Image courtesy of ERAU
Education

Intersection: Project Haiti


90.7’s Crystal Chavez talks to ERAU’s Dr. Marc Compere and mechanical engineering senior Rachel Hunt, about Project Haiti, which brings drinking water filtration systems to Haiti.
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Education

Intersection: JFK’s Flying Lessons


In 1944, John F, Kennedy took his first solo flight on a seaplane out of Miami. Historians had heard rumors of JFK’s wartime flying lessons.  But it took some detective work to confirm the story. 
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