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Here's the latest news for Thursday, April 11: Firefighters taken hostage 'relieved' ordeal over; Severe storms hit Midwest with snow, ice and damaging winds; Senate expected to debate new gun curbs; 5 OC school kids made sick by possible pot brownie.

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VOICE-OVER SCRIPT: THIS IS A-P NEWS MINUTE.A GUNMAN IN SUBURBAN ATLANTA IS DEAD -- AFTER AUTHORITIES SAY HE HELD FOUR FIREFIGHTERS HOSTAGE FOR SEVERAL HOURS.==================THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS CREWS WILL ASSESS DAMAGE IN THE ST. LOUIS SUBURB OF HAZELWOOD -- THAT'S BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY A TORNADO LAST NIGHT.==================THE SENATE FOCUSES ON NEW GUN LAWS TODAY -- BUT THE FIRST VOTE SCHEDULED THIS MORNING COULD SHUT DOWN DEBATE BEFORE IT BEGINS.==================A 12-YEAR-OLD BOY IS UNDER ARREST IN COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA -- FOR ALLEGEDLY BRINGING A MARIJUANA-LACED BROWNIE TO SCHOOL THAT SOME STUDENTS ATE.BOB MCCALL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WITH AP NEWS MINUTE. (****END****)