Newtown Newswire (Page 12)

Newtown Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. First PersonHOW Can We Stand with Our Grief?Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2012 | American Reporter

    The deaths today of 20 "beautiful little kids," as our weeping President called them, and six brave adults who tried to save them at an innocent little elementary school in picturesque Newtown, Conn., and the lost hope and genius of the once-impish 20-year-old who murdered them all, tears at hearts like a wild animal. It was not a day made for sorrow.

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  2. Invites Employees of Voting Member Companies to Apply for $60,000 in Education ScholarshipsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | NSSF

    ... for America's firearms industry. It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. NEWTOWN, Conn. - Employees of companies that support the National Shooting Sports Foundation at the highest level can apply for ...

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  3. Brookfield Dance Studio, Sandy Hook Charity Cause 'The Butterfly Effect' in Special Needs CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Patch.com

    The owners and teachers of a Brookfield dance studio is working with a Sandy Hook nonprofit to give special needs students the opportunity to express themselves creatively through dance. Dody Flynn, owner of Dance Dimensions in Brookfield , and her sister Amy DeLoughy, of Newtown, have been working with Hockley to launch Wingman Guide for Dance.

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  4. Obituary: Gary Allen Phillips, 60, of SouthburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... Technical School in 1974. Gary was born in Danbury on January 7, 1956, the son of Mabel and George Phillips of Newtown. Besides his parents, he leaves his wife of nearly 40 years, Mary Ann, his son Justin and wife Ashley of Southbury, his daughters ...

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  5. Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killersa names from media sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2013 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings. The Brady Campaign said the software, called "Zero Minutes of Fame" is intended to address research that shows gunmen who carried out attacks in recent years at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut; at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, and at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, had researched and possibly drawn inspiration from prior mass shootings.

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  6. Esty: increase federal support for drinking water with high leadRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty called on the federal government Wednesday to increase its support to Connecticut and help eradicate high levels of lead in drinking water here and in Newtown. Elevated lead levels in drinking water that are above federal thresholds have been identified at St. Joseph School in Brookfield and the Cedarhurst Association water supply in Newtown, the state said.

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  7. Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers' names from media sitesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | WHTC

    U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings. The Brady Campaign said the software, called "Zero Minutes of Fame" is intended to address research that shows gunmen who carried out attacks in recent years at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut; at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, and at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, had researched and possibly drawn inspiration from prior mass shootings.

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  8. Newtown Presidential Primary Results: Who Did Residents Vote For?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Patch.com

    In Newtown, more than 56 percent of Republicans who voted in Tuesday's primary voted for Donald Trump. Trump received 1,564 votes compared to John Kasich who got 828, and Ted Cruz who garnered 372.

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  9. Hillary Clinton Wins Newtown, After Making Gun Control Central To Her CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Switched

    As part of her victory over Sen. Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's Connecticut primary , Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton defeated him in a place that became central to her campaign: Newtown, Connecticut, where in 2012, 26 people were killed during a gun massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Clinton got 1,371 votes to Sanders' 1,177, or about 53 percent of the vote to Sanders' 45 percent.

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  10. The Transformation of AmericaPart V: a Call for Faith in this WorldRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2012 | American Reporter

    The deaths today of 20 "beautiful little kids," as our weeping President called them, and six brave adults who tried to save them at an innocent little elementary school in picturesque Newtown, Conn., and the lost hope and genius of the once-impish 20-year-old who murdered them all, tears at hearts like a wild animal. It was not a day made for sorrow.

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  11. Newtown says yes to town, school budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    While the rest of Connecticut weighed in on the presidential primary, Newtown residents also approved the town and school portions of the 2016-17 budget, which will carry a tax-rate increase of 1.6 percent. "I think the community understood that the spending plan they were looking at was modest and responding to the needs of community with as little margin as possible," Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra said.

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  12. Trump wins Conn. in landslide; Democrats too close to callRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | News Times

    Anna Green, left, of Fairfield and Rowen Villamil, of Newtown, make calls to potential voters on presidential primary day at the Hillary Clinton headquarters in Bridgeport, Conn. April 26, 2016.

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  13. Newtown teacher faces arraignment on gun possession chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    A Newtown teacher who was arrested on a weapon possession charge at the town's middle school is due to be arraigned. The teacher at Newtown Middle School was arrested on April 6 after police say he was seen with the pistol and detained by school security.

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  14. Sandy Hook weapons case given 2018 court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Milford Mirror

    ... their lawsuit in January 2015, seeking damages after the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The victims, 20 children and six adults, were killed by Adam Lanza, who killed himself at Sandy Hook. Victoria Soto, a ...

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  15. Bernie Sanders and the 'Right to Sue' Gun SuppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Reason Magazine

    ... distributor, and dealer who supplied the rifle used in the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. "What people are saying is that if somebody who is crazy or a criminal or a horrible person goes around shooting ...

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  16. This school district plans to arm its officers with semiautomatic riflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... semiautomatic rifles. The purchase, which was made before the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, drew criticism and sparked a debate about how far to go in the name of security. Other districts have taken similar ...

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  17. Shelton Driver Charged In Death Of 90-Year-Old Man In CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Wilton Daily Voice

    Newtown police have charged a Shelton man in the death of a 90-year-old man in a head-on two-car crash on Sunday night, police said. Miguel Barragan-Santiago, 33, was charged with second-degree manslaughter and misconduct with a motor vehicle and held on $450,000 bond.

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  18. Shelton Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Crash That Killed 90-Year-Old ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Patch.com

    The driver of a vehicle that collided with a car on Sunday night on South Main Street in Newtown has been arrested, according to The News Times. Police identified the driver of the pickup truck who caused the accident as Shelton resident Miguel Barraagan-Santiago, 33, who does not have a valid Connecticut driver's license according to the paper.

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  19. Driver in fatal Newtown crash charged with manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | News Times

    This picture, taken by an unknown person and provided by Newtown Police Department, shows what was left of the Honda Civic that was struck by a pickup truck on South Main Street Sunday night, killing its 90-year-old driver. less This picture, taken by an unknown person and provided by Newtown Police Department, shows what was left of the Honda Civic that was struck by a pickup truck on South Main Street Sunday night, killing its ... more NEWTOWN - Moments before a head-on crash killed a 90-year-old man on Route 25 Sunday night, the driver who caused the accident was asked to leave a nearby restaurant and was then seen driving erratically, police said.

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  20. Gun industry surge adds tens of thousands of jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... said the NSSF, which reported a job increase of 73% since 2008. The NSSF, the gun industry group based in Newtown, Connecticut, said the jobs average $50,180 in annual wages and benefits. The top states for gun industry jobs are Texas, with about ...

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