Texas A&M welcomes back Reveille I painting with re-unveiling ceremony
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Decades ago, the first thing Dan Boone would do upon walking in to the Military Science Building at Texas A&M University was peek around the entryway and take a moment to look at a painting of the first Reveille.

Boone, a member of the class of 1946 and former Battalion student newspaper editor, helped raise $ 100 in 1943 to pay for the painting that would honor the memory of the aging mascot. He entered the building one day in the early 1990s expecting to see the portrait of Reveille in front of the Class of 1938 Memorial Fountain, but only saw a blank space on the wall.

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Sen. Barbara Boxer introduces bill to strengthen regulation of toy guns
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01/22/2015
Updated 25 minutes ago.

California Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the nation to follow California’s lead by setting new regulations for authentic-looking toy guns, a move that comes in the wake of high-profile police shootings in Santa Rosa and elsewhere around the country.

“No child should ever die because a police officer or anyone else mistakes a toy gun for a real weapon,” Boxer said in a statement. “This legislation will protect our kids and help law enforcement by making sure that imitation firearms cannot be mistaken for real firearms.”

Boxer’s legislation, similar to a bill approved in California last year, would give the Consumer Product Safety Commission the authority to regulate all imitation firearms, including airsoft, BB and pellet-firing guns, and require the exterior surface of all such products sold in the United States to be painted a particular color or combination of colors so they are clearly distinguishable from real firearms.

Last September, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that will impose the most stringent restrictions on BB guns and toy or replica firearms of any state in the nation once the law takes effect Jan. 1, 2016.

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