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

    Monday Apr 18 | CNN

    That's an increase of nearly 10% from the year before in manufacturing and retail jobs for guns, ammunition and related supplies, like hunting gear. Job growth in the last few years has been "nothing short of remarkable," said the NSSF, which reported a job increase of 73% since 2008.

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  2. Newtown teacher arrested at school on gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | CNN

    A teacher in the Connecticut town that was site of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history was arrested after police say he brought a gun onto school grounds. CNN affiliate WFSB reports.

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  3. Teacher in Newtown arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | CNN

    A teacher in the Connecticut town that was site of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history was arrested Wednesday after police say he brought a gun onto school grounds. Jason M. Adams, a teacher at Newtown Middle School, was carrying a concealed firearm for which he had a permit, Newtown police said.

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  4. Why Sandy Hook parents are suing a gun-makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | CNN

    On December 14, 2012, Barden's youngest son, 7-year-old Daniel, and Wheeler's son, 6-year-old Ben, were among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. " Mark and I still have a great life, and we really have to remember that," Barden said, adding that their two children bring the family an enormous amount of love and strength.

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  5. Judge: I'll decide if Sandy Hook parents vs. gunmaker goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | CNN

    A judge said Monday she plans to decide within 60 days whether a lawsuit filed by families of 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut , against a gun manufacturer can continue. Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis heard lawyers for Remington argue Monday that the federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act grants gunmakers immunity from lawsuits related to injuries that result from criminal misuse of their product.

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  6. Why Sandy Hook parents are suing a gun-makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | CNN

    On December 14, 2012, Barden's youngest son, Daniel, and Wheeler's son, Ben, were among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. " Mark and I still have a great life, and we really have to remember that," Barden said, adding that their two children bring the family an enormous amount of love and strength.

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  7. Death can really kill your home valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Fortune

    According to Randall Bell, a real estate broker who specializes in real estate damage valuation, a non-natural death in a home can drop the value 10-25%. He's consulted on the valuations of homes involved in some high-profile deaths, including O.J. and Nicole Brown Simpson's condo and the home of Adam Lanza, the gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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  8. Officials cover mural honoring Newtown shooting victims, citing 'significant discomfort'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | CNN

    A Connecticut high school mural honoring the memory of victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been covered over by school administrators. Lindsay Fuori, now a sophomore at Boston University, was a student at Newtown High School when she decided to honor the victims of the 2012 massacre.

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  9. 'Newtown' director denounces Trump gun commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | CNN

    Donald Trump's recent remarks that he could "shoot somebody" and not lose political support was an "insult" to communities struck by gun violence, according to the director of a powerful new documentary about the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. "It speaks to the insensitivity and the desensitization" surrounding the issue, Kim Snyder, whose film "Newtown" debuted here at the Sundance Film Festival, told CNN on Monday.

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  10. Obama on Newtown: Only time I've seen Secret Service cryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | CNN

    During CNN's town hall, President Obama said the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was one of the worst days of his presidency.

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  11. Gun control battle lines now spread through statehousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | CNN

    Where the Feds have failed, states have passed their own gun control laws to expand background checks and ban high capacity magazines, like the shotgun drum shown here. President Obama resorted to executive action this week to broaden background checks on gun buyers because his efforts to tighten controls on guns as been repeatedly thwarted by Congress.

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  12. Gun control is one thing, but what about bullets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | CNN

    Under federal and many state laws, the same people prohibited from buying guns are prohibited from buying bullets. But virtually no systems are in place to enforce that.

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  13. 12 shot in Chicago on day of Obama's plea on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | CNN

    Before President Barack Obama could officially announce his proposals to help curb gun violence two people had already been shot in his hometown of Chicago that day. About an hour after Obama spoke Tuesday, before pundits and candidates were done breaking down the proposals, it would rise to three.

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  14. Unalienable vs. inalienable: A centuries-old debate, still unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | CNN

    With his new plan to curb gun violence already facing legal and political pushback, President Barack Obama on Tuesday made another decision that immediately set off a very different kind of debate. In making his plea for further action, Obama allowed that Second Amendment rights are "important," but not, he said, any more so than the "right to a peaceful assembly" or "our unalienable right to life, and liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."

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  15. Gun investors love ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | CNN

    It happened in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut more than three years ago. And it happened again on Monday following reports that Obama would unveil executive actions on Tuesday that calls for expanded background checks among other things.

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  16. 3 years after Sandy HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | CNN

    Three years ago today, I was sitting at my kitchen counter, devastated and outraged by the tragedy that had played out on my television the day before: 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down by a heavily armed gunman in the sanctity of an American elementary school -- Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. As the day went on, my sadness and anger turned into resolve.

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  17. After Sandy Hook, we'll never be silent againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | CNN

    Three years ago today, I was sitting at my kitchen counter, devastated and outraged by the tragedy that had played out on my television the day before: 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down by a heavily armed gunman in the sanctity of an American elementary school -- Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. As the day went on, my sadness and anger turned into resolve.

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  18. A Sandy Hook mom's ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | CNN

    Fredricka Whitfield: Despite the pain, a Sandy Hook mom is trying to mark the holiday for her family and to promote awareness of gun risks Fredricka Whitfield is a CNN anchor who hosts the weekend edition of " CNN Newsroom ." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.

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  19. U.S. gun violence: The story in charts and graphsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | CNN

    Yet another rampage has sparked what seems to be an almost regular conversation about mass shootings in the United States, the cause and whether gun control measures are needed.

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  20. Protesting the NRA: Every month, for three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | CNN

    Martina Leinz, 53, stands in front of the National Rifle Association headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, along with other gun control advocates on November 14, 2015. Leinz has been to more than two dozen NRA protests, beginning with the first one, held after the December 14, 2012, massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.

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