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Concealed-carry policy approved at university in Topeka


April 14, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn University's board of regents has approved a campus concealed-carry policy.

The board at the Topeka school unanimously approved the gun policy without discussion Thursday, the Topeka Capital-Journal ( ) reported.

"Unfortunately it's come about and now we have to be prepared for it," Washburn President Jerry Farley said.

The policy requires campus housing residents to safely secure and conceal handguns from sight on themselves, in their dorm or in the trunk of their car. A student will be subject to criminal charges if the weapon is used im...

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