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Conn. shooting prompts expanded movie ratings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies. CEO Christopher Dodd announced the tweaks at the annual movie-theater convention, CinemaCon.

04/16/2013

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Shop that sold gun to Newtown mom loses license

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter’s mother has lost its federal firearms license.

04/05/2013

Home of Adam Lanza, Newtown shooter. (AP Photo)

Arsenal of weapons found in Newtown gunman’s home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Warrants released in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting reveal that an arsenal of weapons including guns, a gun safe with shotgun shells, a bayonet and several swords were found in the home of the gunman.

03/28/2013

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Fontana school campuses get high-powered rifles

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — High-powered semiautomatic rifles are being stored at Fontana school campuses under a controversial safety program.

01/23/2013

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Companies donate security technology to Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut company said Friday it has nearly finished installing state-of-the-art security equipment at a school to which students were moved after the deadly Newtown school shooting.

01/18/2013

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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

Group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah group is offering free concealed weapons permit training for teachers.

12/26/2012

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NRA calls for armed police officer in every school

(AP) – The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”

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

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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

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