University of Connecticut

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Youth group: Students need better sports safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Student athletes need access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment, a coalition of groups recommended in a call to action aimed at protecting the almost 8 million students in high school sports.


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UConn sets up scholarship for Sandy Hook students

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut is creating a scholarship fund for students from Sandy Hook Elementary, where 20 students and six students were gunned down last week. The Sandy Hook School Memorial […]


School adviser: Gunman a loner who felt no pain

SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) — Adam Lanza had trouble relating to fellow students and teachers, but that was only part of his problem. He seemed not to feel physical or psychological pain in the same way as classmates.


US flag flies at half staff over the White House in honor of the Connecticut elementary school shooting victims. (AP Photo)

‘Always smiling': Portraits of Conn. victims

Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life’s work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own.


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Conn. gunman broke in, shot kids multiple times

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at close range and killing adults who tried to stop the carnage.



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