Things you should know today: 2/15/18

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Coach who died shielding students in shooting called a hero

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Parents wait for news after a reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

A football coach who also worked as a security guard is among the dead in a school shooting that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Florida.

The football program at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tweeted that assistant coach Aaron Feis died while selflessly shielding students.

The tweet ended: “He died a hero and he will forever be in our hearts and memories.”

Two Mormon students among victims of Florida high school shooting

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Two Mormon students, Alaina Petty, 14 (right) and Madeleine Wilford, 17 (middle, pictured with her mother), were among the victims of the Florida school shooting. (Facebook)

One LDS teen died and another is hospitalized following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday.

According to Associated Press, a former student opened fire and killed at least 17 people.

Fourteen-year-old Alaina Petty was confirmed dead at 1 a.m. Thursday, according to an email sent to local church leaders by Area Seventy Stephen E. Thompson.

Delays done, Shiffrin wins Olympic GS gold; best event next

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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, celebrate her gold medal during the venue ceremony at the Women’s Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

On a crisp, clear day with very little sign of the gusts that have played havoc with the skiing program, Shiffrin dealt well with her pent-up emotions and put together a pair of aggressive, if not quite perfect, trips through the gates to win the giant slalom for the second Olympic gold medal of her precocious career.

No American Alpine skier has won more.

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