Reporter Whose Girlfriend Was Killed on TV Turns to Politics

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A year after his girlfriend was shot dead on live television, Chris Hurst found himself reporting on another brutal workplace shooting. Alison Parker, a 24-year-old news reporter for WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Va., was killed along with 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward. The gunman, a disturbed former colleague, later shot himself. About 40,000 people reportedly watched the journalists’ murder live. Hurst kept working at WDBJ7 after her death, and last October 2016, he was sent to cover . . .

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