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$1.5 million settlement reached in Red Lake shootings: The settlement that the families of Red Lake victims reached with MacNeil Environmental has been made public. The families agreed to a $1.5M settlement that will be divided among 21 families. A judge will determine how the money is split between the families.

Settlement in Red Lake school shooting: The families of the victims of the Red Lake shooting have settled their lawsuit with MacNeil Environmental. MacNeil is a security consulting firm that provided Red Lake High with a contingency plan in case of a school shooting. Obviously it failed. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed …

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Consultant sued over Red Lake shootings: Families of the victims of the Red Lake shooting are suing a consulting firm whose job it was to provide the school with a contingency plan in case of such crises. Obviously their contingency plan didn’t work. The families are suing MacNeil Environmental Inc. stating that their security plan …

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‘No amount of money will bring them back’: Some more interesting lawyer related details about the Red Lake lawsuit… The deal ends the district’s financial liability for the shootings because state law caps legal claims against school districts at $1 million. But families and survivors could sue other parties. Attorneys representing the 27 people involved …

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Families settle lawsuit over Red Lake shootings: MINNEAPOLIS – Families of victims in last year’s shootings on the Red Lake Indian Reservation have settled a lawsuit against the school district for $1 million. The settlement was to be distributed among 21 families of shooting victims. In Philip Sieff, an attorney for the victims’ families, called …

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Schools learn bullying can plant seed for tragedy: Yet another article that’s designed to garner sympathy for school shooters and would be school shooters because they were allegedly bullied. While of course, I think bullying is a problem there’s a big difference between bullying and killing. And like I keep saying all these Columbine wannabes …

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Weise planned a far more lethal assault: Anonymous sources within the investigation have revealed to the Pioneer Press that Jeff Weise’s assault on Red Lake High School could have been much deadlier than it already was… Jeff Weise, who killed nine people at the Red Lake Indian Reservation before taking his own life, envisioned a …

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Prosecutor: Dozens knew school shooter’s plans: Family members of the victims of the Red Lake shooting met with U.S. Attorney Tom Heffelfinger today and some interesting things came to light… Nearly 40 people knew that 16-year-old Jeff Weise had planned some sort of violence at Red Lake High School before he went on a rampage, …

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Fighting Power Helps Red Lake Shooting Victim: I’ve done entries before about Steven Cobenais. He is one of the surviving victims of the Red Lake shootings. Gunman Jeff Weise asked Steven Cobenais if he believed in God. When Cobenais said yes Weise shot him in the face. Steven Cobenais ended up losing an eye and …

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