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BENTON, Ky. (AP) - Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived a shooting at her Kentucky high school. But he and many others in their rural community haven't joined the national outcry over guns that erupted after 17 people were killed in a Florida high school shooting. The disagreements about gun control are often drawn along urban and rural lines. Dysinger says people in rural Kentucky are raised to use and respect guns. He says people in more urban areas don't understand that.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Teachers who've been striking and protesting for higher pay appear to have widespread public support. Nearly four out of five Americans in a new survey say the average teacher salary -- about $59,000 nationwide in the last school year -- isn't high enough. The poll by the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that parents and those without children are about equally likely to think teachers are paid too little.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's Republican-led legislature has passed a proposal to exempt Jack Daniel's and other distillers from property tax on whiskey barrels, a fee the company says it hasn't had to pay at least since Prohibition ended eight decades ago. On Monday, the House voted 78-12 for the bill by Republican Rep. David Alexander. The Senate previously voted 30-0 for the proposal, so it heads to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect in a weekend shooting in Kentucky who was subsequently shot by police has died. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor told news outlets that 37-year-old Miguel Escalona Vivas died Monday, a day after the two shootings.

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