Newtown

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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades.

01/16/2013

The Advocate of Stamford

Conn. paper runs gun show ad aside Newtown article

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The Hearst Connecticut Media Group is apologizing because one of its newspapers ran an ad for an antique gun show next to an article about the Newtown school shooting.

01/03/2013

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Fearful of ban, frenzied buyers swarm gun stores

NEW YORK (AP) — The phones at Red’s Trading Post wouldn’t stop ringing. Would-be customers from as far away as New York wanted to know if the Twin Falls, Idaho gun shop had firearms in stock.

12/28/2012

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

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

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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Crafters send mittens with a message to Newtown

Imagining the horror for Sandy Hook students when they walk into their new school for the first time, a Connecticut mom is relying on the children’s classic “The Kissing Hand” and the busy fingers of her fellow knitters to ease their way.

12/21/2012

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Bells toll for victims one week after shooting

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – The chiming of bells reverberated in Newtown on Friday, commemorating one week since the shooting in a school killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community – and the nation – to its core.

12/21/2012

what's-news

Public drawn to news on election, shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to the top news stories of 2012, the public and the press generally agreed on the year’s most important events. But what’s news is still fairly subjective.

12/20/2012

Amendment II, company that makes bulletproof backpacks, employee holds children's backpack and anti-ballistic insert. (AP Photo)

Armored backpacks and a rush on guns after Conn.

The reaction to the Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers, with parents buying armored backpacks for kids and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on semi-automatic rifles expecting tighter gun controls.

12/20/2012

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

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

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Amid Newtown tragedy, scam artists creep in

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The family of Noah Pozner was mourning their 6-year-old who was killed in the Newtown school massacre when their sorrow was compounded by outrage.

12/19/2012

A hearse leads a funeral procession in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo)

Shattered Newtown tries to make sense of tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — For a third straight day, funeral processions rolled through a grieving Connecticut town trying to make sense of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six adults in an elementary school less than two weeks before Christmas.

12/19/2012

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