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  1. Newtown Autism Concert To Feature YouTube Phenom Jodi DiPiazzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Newtown Bee

    YouTube phenomenon Jodi DiPiazza has accompanied Katy Perry and, shown here, "Weird Al" Yankovic during recent "Night of Too Many Stars" autism benefit concerts, and she will be coming to Newtown as the featured performer for the third annual Families Involved in Newtown concert Saturday, May 16, at 6 pm, at Newtown Congregational Church. Families United in Newtown will present its third annual autism awareness-raising concert, "Celebrating Movie Music," on Saturday, May 16, at 6 pm, at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

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  2. SWAT team conducts 'active shooter' drill at PinkertonRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... cleared classrooms searching for the shooter. Police have learned from such past school shootings as Sandy Hook in Newtown, Conn., and are incorporating that knowledge in their training, said Derry Police Lt. John Cooney. "We don't wait outside for ...

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  3. The Transformation of AmericaPart VI: Think Big, or Don't Think at AllRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2012 | American Reporter

    Shortly before the Dec. 14 rampage in Newtown, Conn., that killed 27 people, Mother Jones magazine decided to track mass shootings in the United States over the past 30 years, using the FBI's definition of a mass murderer as someone who kills four or more people in a single incident, usually in one location. "In not a single case was the killing stopped by a civilian using a gun.

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  4. On Native GroundTAKE the Profit Out of Guns and ViolenceRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    The Dec. 14 massacre of elementary-school children in Newtown, Conn., created headlines worldwide, yet thousands of other innocents nationwide die needlessly, routinely, with little notice. Many die prematurely because of inadequate regulation, oversight or enforcement.

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  5. Voters approve Newtown budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | News Times

    Voters on Tuesday approved a $111.7 million budget for next year that increases spending for raises, road repair and information technology. The vote Newtown voters went to the polls Tuesday and approved spending $111.7 million for municipal and school budgets for 2015-16 : The $40.1 million municipal budget: Yes: 2,379 No: 814 The $71.6 million schools budget: Yes: 2,246 No: 939 Unofficial results "This is a good budget -- it is a slight rollback in taxes, and it funds some critical services like an improvement in road care and technology help," said Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra after the polls closed Tuesday night at the Newtown Middle School .

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  6. East Tenn. police officers test training, judgment in mock school shooting exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Tech, the 13 killed at Fort Hood and the 27 adults and children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. "After Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, the FBI got involved after the President asked the FBI to help with the situation," said Johnson. More than ...

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  7. Christ Church Preschool to Host Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    Christ Church Preschool is having an OPEN HOUSE! Saturday, May 9th, 2015 10:00am-12:00pm 470 Quaker Farms Road Oxford, Ct. 06478 203-888-7427 Come see what our fantastic Play-Based Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness Program is all about. Christ Church Preschool was established in 1970 and has been going strong nurturing and educating the children of Oxford, Seymour, Southbury, Derby, Newtown, and other neighboring towns while keeping up with Connecticut's Early Childhood Development Standards.

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  8. Softball Team Earns Back-To-Back ShutoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Newtown Bee

    Gillian Galante throws a pitch during action at Newtown High. Galante and the Nighthawks won three straight games, including a pair of 12-0 triumphs, in games April 23-27.

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  9. Tim McGraw Sandy Hook Fundraiser Causing More FalloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Tim McGraw's Concert for Sandy Hook Promise is generating more headlines. Eleven of the 26 families of victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT are now distancing themselves from the fundraiser.

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  10. Girls' Lacrosse Team Doubles Up Masuk, Showing ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Newtown Bee

    Emily Campbell runs with the ball during Newtown's 16-8 win over visiting Masuk of Monroe, on April 21. It's still early in the season, but Newtown High School's somewhat new-look girls' lacrosse team is beginning to resemble the same old dominant squad it has been for several years. The ten-time South-West Conference champions, revamped with a new coach and several new faces following the graduation of a dozen players, won its second straight game, doubling up visiting Masuk of Monroe 16-8 on April 21. The game was played a day after it was originally scheduled to take place, because of rain.

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  11. 11 Newtown families: No ties to group behind McGraw concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | News Times

    ... of flowers, notes and stuffed animals left next to a sign for the Sandy Hook Elementary Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. Photo: Carol Kaliff, Danbury News-Times HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The families of 11 people killed in the Newtown school ...

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  12. 11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... they are not associated with the non-profit group that was formed following the December 2012 shooting inside the Newtown school that claimed the lives of 26 people, including 20 first-graders. "We, the undersigned families of loved ones killed in ...

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  13. Man Caught Dealing Drugs in Danbury, Rams Police Car During Pursuit: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... that time, he was apprehended and taken into custody without further incident on I-84E in the area of the Brookfield/Newtown line, police said. Based on the evidence against him and finding him in possession of illegal drugs and remnants of ...

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  14. Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook PromiseRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The music of composer Joel Feigin will be performed by the Elaris Duo, violinist Larisa Elisha and cellist Steven Elisha, on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 PM in Mary Flagler Cary Hall of The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in New York, New York. This concert is presented as a fundraiser for Sandy Hook Promise, which was created in response to the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings.

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  15. 8th Annual Earth Day Celebration Is May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Newtown Bee

    From green merchants to school clubs and town organizations, The Newtown Earth Day Festival offers attendees six hours of opportunities to learn how to be green while celebrating Mother Earth. Set up on the front lawn of Newtown Middle School - a small section of last year's festival is shown here - the event is held rain or shine and is suitable for all ages.

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  16. Republicans scrutinized for AR-15 photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Hill

    ... the bolt carrier assembly is not in the rifle; it is in fact in Colorado." Following the mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, then-NBC host David Gregory had a dust-up with local authorities after he brought a 30-round ...

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  17. Remington Arms on Gun Control: 5 Quotes From the Heated Gun Control DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | News Max

    The gun-control debate still thrives for companies like Remington Arms, gaining speed in the wake of mass shootings like the one that claimed 26 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Ensuing legislation prompted Remington Arms to relocate its nearly 200-year-old headquarters in Ilion, N.Y., to more arms-friendly Huntsville, Ala.

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  18. Remington Arms Controversy: How the Firearms Brand Stirred Up DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | News Max

    ... Hook and CalSTRS Divestment Order Families of victims and survivors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Conn., sued Remington for "negligent entrustment" of its Bushmaster rifle. The suit alleges that the Bushmaster is a ...

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  19. Bloomberg View: Break the NRA's ban on gun-violence researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... trickle of government research can do only so much to advance understanding. In the wake of the 2012 mass murder at Newtown, Connecticut, President Barack Obama pledged to take executive action to fund research about gun violence. Congress, which ...

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  20. GOP-ers Ken Buck, Trey Gowdy snap photo holding AR-15 rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... noted the gun, similar to the Bushmaster AR-15 Adam Lanza used in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. , is banned in D.C., which prohibits semiautomatic assault weapons. But Buck and Gowdy didn't break the law, because ...

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