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Mementos to be used to build permanent memorial

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — All of the countless mementos that are arriving in Newtown, Conn., paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed at an elementary school, will be used to make a permanent memorial.

12/26/2012

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Anti-toy gun campaign re-launched after tragedy

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being re-launched following the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left dozens dead.

12/26/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

School officials look to have Sandy Hook kids back in class on 1/3

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — As the community of Newtown, Conn., marks one week since the deaths of 20 children in their classrooms, school officials are looking to getting Sandy Hook students back into class, in a refurbished school in a neighboring town.

12/21/2012

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Parents hesitant about NRA armed schools proposal

MIAMI (AP) — The reactions of parents, teachers and school administrators ranged from hesitation to anger on Friday after a proposal by the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby to put an armed police officer in every school.

12/21/2012

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A glimpse of some of Newtown’s victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn’t get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life’s work in those little ones.

12/20/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

New school to re-create the old for Newtown pupils

Monroe, Conn. (AP) — When the children who survived a shooting that killed 20 of their classmates return to school in a different building, they’ll find things just as they left them Friday, down to the water bottles and boxes of crayons on their desks.

12/19/2012

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To honor the fallen: 26 acts of kindness proposed

NEW YORK (AP) — A new movement has taken off to honor the 26 people killed at a school in Newtown, Conn. The campaign sparked from a question Ann Curry asked herself after Friday’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: “What can I do?”

12/19/2012

President Barack Obama speaking during interfaith vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Newtown, Connecticut. (AP Photo)

Obama pressing for policy changes after shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer “concrete proposals” to curb gun violence no later than January, in the aftermath of the horrific massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

12/19/2012

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Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

The Connecticut PTSA is spearheading some fundraising efforts to benefit the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, including “Snowflakes for Sandy Hook.” Here’s how to participate.

12/19/2012

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Exclusive: Update on Newtown Massacre Investigation

Listen to a replay of a KFWB exclusive conversation with the spokesman for the Connecticut State Police Department. Lt. J. Paul Vance updated Penny Griego and Phil Hulett on the investigation into the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School

12/19/2012

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Deciding fate of massacre site can help healing

(AP) Whatever route is chosen, it will give families a measure of control over a situation in which they have had very little, said Dr. Louis Kraus, chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center. Here’s what others have done.

12/17/2012

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Text of eulogy for 6-year-old Newtown victim

Here is a copy of a message read at the funeral of 6-year-old Noah Pozner by his uncle Alexis Haller, of Woodinville, Wash..

12/17/2012

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