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A sign at the edge of campus welcomes students and staff back to Umpqua Community College on October 5, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon. Despite crime scene tape still being stretched around large areas of the school, the campus was open to staff and students today for the first time since last Thursday when 26-year-old Chris Harper-Mercer went on a shooting rampage killing nine people and wounding another nine before he was killed. Classes are not scheduled to resume until next week. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
A sign at the edge of campus welcomes students and staff back to Umpqua Community College on October 5, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon. Despite crime scene tape still being stretched around large areas of the school, the campus was open to staff and students today for the first time since last Thursday when 26-year-old Chris Harper-Mercer went on a shooting rampage killing nine people and wounding another nine before he was killed. Classes are not scheduled to resume until next week. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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President Obama heads to Roseburg, Oregon, today to meet with mourning families of victims of the shooting at Umpqua Community College. The gunman killed nine people and wounded nine others before taking his own life.

But there is some tension surrounded the president's visit. The conservative town is not happy with President Obama's calls for more gun control. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Conrad Wilson of Oregon Public Broadcasting about President Obama's mixed welcome to the timber town.

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This segment aired on October 9, 2015.

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