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  1. Congresswoman apologizes for not protecting women in her officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | CBS News

    Rep. Elizabeth Esty issued an apology Thursday for failing to protect female employees who say they were harassed by her former chief of staff, including one woman who said she was punched in the back and received death threats. The three-term Democratic congresswoman from Connecticut on Thursday also personally repaid the federal government $5,000 in severance issued to now-fired Tony Baker, according to her current chief of staff, Timothy Daly.

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  2. Mother of Newtown victim to Florida teens: "Concentrate on the win"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | CBS News

    Since then, she's dedicated her life to fighting gun violence. That includes traveling to Parkland, Florida, to talk to those affected by the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week.

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  3. School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | CBS News

    Organizers behind the Women's March, an anti-Trump and female empowerment protest, called for a 17-minute walkout on March 14 to "protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods." On Monday, while much of the federal government observes Presidents Day, a group dubbing itself "Teens for Gun Reform" planned to stage a "lie-in" for gun reform outside the White House in Washington.

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  4. Trump suggests school shooting suspect was "mentally disturbed"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | CBS News

    President Donald Trump says it appears the suspect in Florida's deadly school shooting was "mentally disturbed" and that neighbors knew the shooter was "a big problem." Mr. Trump tweeted Thursday about the shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school.

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  5. Can common ground be found on the gun debate?Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2017 | CBS News

    This past Thursday marked five years since 20 students and six staff members were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Since then, the national debate over gun control is far from settled.

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  6. A look back: Sandy Hook Elementary School shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | CBS News

    Connecticut State Police lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., following a shooting there, December 14, 2012. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old mentally ill man who reportedly had a preoccupation with mass shootings, in particular the 1999 Columbine massacre, killed his mother, Nancy Lanza, and then drove to the elementary school, where he shot and killed 26 people, including 20 first-graders, in less than 11 minutes, before taking his own life.

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  7. How active-shooter training has changed in schools since Sandy HookRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2017 | CBS News

    The learning curve got steeper and intensified after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 young children and six faculty members lost their lives when a 20-year-old outsider shot his way into the school.

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  8. Searching for common ground on guns after Sandy HookRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2017 | CBS News

    As the fifth anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, approaches, Americans remain starkly divided in their views on guns and gun regulation. The attack, which left 20 children and six educators dead, as well as the gunman and his mother, shook the country, leading to widespread calls for reformed gun laws.

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  9. Sandy Hook parents release chilling PSA ahead of 5-year anniversaryRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | CBS News

    Sandy Hook Promise released a minute-long PSA ahead of the fifth anniversary of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. A video depicting a local news broadcast about a school shooting that has yet to occur is the latest public service announcement created by to help bring awareness to the warning signs often displayed by people who are at risk of hurting themselves or others.

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  10. Poll: American attitudes toward gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | CBS News

    UNSPECIFED DATE: In this handout crime scene evidence photo provided by the Connecticut State Police, shows firearms and ammunition found on or in close proximity to shooters body at Sandy Hook Elementary School following the December 14, 2012 shooting rampage, taken on an unspecified date in Newtown, Connecticut. A second report was released December 27, 2013 by Connecticut State Attorney Stephen Sedensky III gave more details of the the Newtown school shooting by Adam Lanza that left 20 children and six women educators dead inside Sandy Hook Elementary School after killing his mother at their home.

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  11. Are active shooter drills too scary for schoolchildren?Read the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | CBS News

    Chances are your youngster will come home from school one day and ask, "Who is Mr. Lock?" Mr. Lock isn't a real person, but he's not a storybook character, either. When "Mr. Lock, come to the office!" blares out of a school public address system, every teacher and student springs into action.

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  12. Are Americans becoming "numb" to mass shootings?Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | CBS News

    Thirty-eight Americans were killed in shootings on Sunday, and that's not counting the 26 murdered in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Whether it's "unbelievable" five weeks ago in Las Vegas or "unreal" five years ago in Newtown, Connecticut , Americans may need to find some new language for mass shootings.

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  13. Documents shed new light on Sandy Hook shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | CBS News

    The FBI released 1,500 pages Tuesday from its investigation into the 2012 massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.

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  14. FBI releases new details on Sandy Hook shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2012 | CBS News

    The FBI has released more than 1,500 pages documents on the investigation into the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 26 children and teachers dead. Many of the documents released Tuesday had large sections redacted.

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  15. Lawyer: Classroom keys were missing on day of Sandy Hook massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | CBS News

    A lawyer for the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Newtown school massacre says emergency folders kept in two classrooms where victims were slain did not contain keys that could have been used to lock the rooms' doors. Attorney Donald Papcsy says he examined the folders in state police custody Friday, as part of a wrongful death lawsuit that accuses the Connecticut town of having inadequate security measures.

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  16. a Best intentions: When disaster relief brings anything but reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | CBS News

    Tens of thousands of stuffed animals, donated to the children of Newtown, Conn., following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, fill a warehouse. Most donations were sent away.

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  17. Return to NewtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | CBS News

    Scott Pelley returns to Newtown, Connecticut, and speaks with families who may never move on, but are finding ways to move forward.

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  18. Return to Newtown, 4 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | CBS News

    Scott Pelley returns to Newtown, Connecticut, and speaks with families who may never move on, but are finding ways to move forward MySandyHookFamily.org is one way Newtown families remember the 20 children and 6 educators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. There is no word in the English language for a parent who has lost a child.

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  19. Sandy Hook group dumps Megyn Kelly as gala hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | CBS News

    An anti-gun violence organization founded by parents of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dumped Megyn Kelly as host of an event in Washington this week because of her plans to broadcast an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Kelly said Tuesday that she understands and respects the decision by Sandy Hook Promise to disinvite her as host of its Wednesday gala, but is disappointed.

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  20. Sandy Hook families upset with Megyn Kelly interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | CBS News

    The families of some Sandy Hook shooting victims are angered that NBC is airing an interview by Megyn Kelly with a conspiracy theorist who has claimed the massacre never happened. Nelba Marquez-Greene, whose 6-year-old daughter, Ana Grace, was among the 26 people killed in the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, said Monday that she fears the NBC interview with "Any time you give someone like Alex Jones a platform, their followers will double-down or increase their attack on grieving families," Marquez-Greene said.

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