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Megan O'Matz

Megan O'Matz is a reporter on the investigative team at the Sun Sentinel. She’s written extensively about FEMA fraud, questionable police stings, corruption in school construction, deadly incompetence in Florida’s child welfare agency, and housing woes caused by foreclosures. She's the recipient of many state and national honors.
Ten months after the Florida school shooting, what's being done to prevent another tragedy?

There wasn't much stopping the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — his threats were ignored, the campus was wide open and students had nowhere to hide. Though 10 months have passed, students in Broward County are still exposed to potential danger.

Medics kept asking to go in and rescue the wounded during the Parkland school shooting. They kept being told no

Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, shooting victims lay dying. Outside, a deputy fire chief repeatedly asked a sheriff’s commander for permission to send his medics into school rooms that had already been searched and found to be safe, but was rebuffed. Could more lives have been saved?

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