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  1. Vigil Held In Newtown To Honor Las Vegas Victims, Urge Action On Stricter Gun Control LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | The Hartford Courant

    Nearly five years after a mad burst of violence forever changed Newtown, Conn., gun control advocates gathered in town Wednesday night to honor the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas thousands of miles away, and to issue a familiar call for stricter gun laws. "Thoughts and prayers are not enough in response to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history," said Po Murray, chairwoman of the Newtown Action Alliance, which sponsored the vigil.

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  2. Lawyer: No Door Keys Found In Newtown Classroom FoldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    A lawyer for the parents of two children killed in the 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 against the Connecticut town for alleged inadequate security measures.

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  3. Sandy Hook Parents Want To See Evidence Related To Teachers' Access To Classroom KeysRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Flowers are shown on Saturday, December 15, 2012, near Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a day after a shooting where 26 people died. Flowers are shown on Saturday, December 15, 2012, near Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a day after a shooting where 26 people died.

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  4. Yale-New Haven Hospital Puts Connections On Display In 18-Patient, 9-Kidney ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    As Janet Labati, a small, thin woman from Newtown, sat next to her kidney donor Laura Miller, of Old Lyme, the two women whispered and laughed like old friends. However, it was the first time they had ever met.

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  5. Newtown Asks Judge To Throw Out Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Sandy Hook School ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The town of Newtown, Connecticut, and its Board of Education are asking a judge to throw out an $11 million wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook shootings in December 2012. The lawsuit, filed in state Superior Court in January 2015, alleges security measures at the school weren't adequate when Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 first-graders and six educators.

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  6. Lawsuit: School Didn't Prevent Assaults On 3-Year-Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    A Muslim community in Connecticut is facing allegations that it failed to prevent sexual assaults of a 3-year-old girl in 2015 by an older boy at a private school it runs on its property. The girl's parents filed a lawsuit in state court last month against the Muslim Society of Greater Danbury, which runs the Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown.

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  7. Alex Jones Tells Megyn Kelly He "Tends To Believe" Children Died At Sandy HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The much-hyped Megyn Kelly interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones Sunday touched several times on his statements that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre didn't happen, but spent as much time on his relationship with President Trump . Families of the 26 victims of the Newtown school massacre spent the last week criticizing Kelly and eventually threatening NBC with legal action if it didn't pull the interview.

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  8. Girls High School Golf: Newtown's Houle Edges Mercy's Treekul; New Canaan Top TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Back home in Thailand, Praewa Treekul's native country would have been an ideal host for the girls state golf champion with a forecast for 80-degree temperatures under mostly cloudy skies and no wind. Instead of shorts and golf shirts, the Mercy-Middletown junior and the rest of the 104 players in the field arrived for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Tuesday at Tashua Knolls Golf Course dressed in rain gear or toting umbrellas for a cold and damp five-hour round to crown a champion.

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  9. Pat Llodra, Newtown's First Selectman During Sandy Hook Tragedy, To Retire In NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    File photo - Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra speaks to the press about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012. File photo - Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra speaks to the press about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012.

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  10. Elections Panel Rejects Ganim Bid For Public Campaign FinancingRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    A state elections panel issued a draft ruling Wednesday that said the felony corruption convictions that sent Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim to federal prison for seven years bar him from getting any state public campaign financing to run for governor. Ganim is considering a 2018 gubernatorial bid and applied to be allowed to get up to $6 million in public campaign funding from Connecticut's Citizens' Election Program.

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  11. Trump Silent After Newtown Asks Him To Denounce Sandy Hook DeniersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Six weeks after the Newtown school board wrote President Donald Trump asking him to denounce right-wing radio host Alex Jones and others who believe the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, the town has yet to receive a response.

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  12. Crossing An Iron Bridge To The Gorgeous Wilds Of Rocky GlenRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Sometimes the best way to go on a hike is the simplest - pull into the parking lot, check out the trailhead kiosk and head out into the wilds. The best way to reach this absolute gem of a hike is park in the center of the village, follow the Pootatuck River downstream until reaching an abandoned iron bridge.

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  13. Sandy Hook Parents File 1st Argument To Supreme Court In Gun Lawsuit CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Attorneys for families of some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims have filed their first legal brief, seeking to have the state Supreme Court reinstate a lawsuit against gunmaker Remington Arms Co. In a 62-page document, attorney Josh Koskoff highlights the families' contention that Remington knowingly marketed a military weapon to a high-risk class of young males fascinated with violent video games, knowing before the 2012 school shooting that the AR-15 had become the weapon of choice for mass shooters.

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  14. Pediatric Psychiatric Cases Continue Climbing, Swamping ERsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The state's efforts to direct children in mental health crisis away from emergency rooms, to other services, have fallen short, with major hospitals reporting staggering increases in patient visits since 2013: Up 32 percent at Connecticut Children's Medical Center , and 81 percent at Yale New Haven Hospital. The children's hospital reported nearly 3,300 visits last year - 275 a month, on average - with the average length of stay increasing to 15 hours from less than 12 in 2013.

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  15. Xavier Pair Help Falcons Finish Second In LL Wrestlikng ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    It was a sweet repeat for Xavier High's Patrick Moynihan and Ryan Devivo at the Class LL wrestling championship Saturday night at Trumbull High School. Moynihan and Devivo moved up a weight class, but still won their second straight LL titles to help the Falcons finish second overall behind defending champion Danbury .

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  16. Oxford Street Fire Mostly Out In HartfordRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The fire at 72 Oxford St. was reported about 9:15 a.m. The fire was reportedly burning on the top floor at 9:24 a.m. President Trump's been consistent on repealing Dodd-Frank, but his campaign promises on reinstating Glass-Steagall have yet to materialize. President Trump's been consistent on repealing Dodd-Frank, but his campaign promises on reinstating Glass-Steagall have yet to materialize.

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  17. Newington Town Council Unanimously Approves Architect For Town Hall RenovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Quisenberry and Arcari will manage the town hall renovation project after the firm was unanimously approved by the town council this week. After vetting a dozen applicants in November, the town hall renovation project building committee asked the council to approve the architect to lead the extensive work needed on the aging building.

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  18. Scope, Pain Of Sandy Hook Killings Unfolds In Officials' EmailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    A Freedom of Information request from the Hartford Courant to the governor's office for all of the emails sent Dec. 14, 2012 offers a new lens on that tragic day four years ago when a gunman dressed in black shot and killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. A Freedom of Information request from the Hartford Courant to the governor's office for all of the emails sent Dec. 14, 2012 offers a new lens on that tragic day four years ago when a gunman dressed in black shot and killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

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  19. Four Years After Newtown School Shootings, Sandy Hook Promise Looks To FutureRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The chilling video begins with everyday scenes at a high school. A boy is struggling to make a connection.

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  20. Much Of Millions Raised After Sandy Hook Shooting Used For Mental-Health ServicesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Four years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School , millions of dollars have been spent on mental health services ranging from in-school psychologists to horse therapy, records show. "It never ceases to amaze me the ripple effects that we still feel," said Jennifer Barahona, executive director of the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation , more commonly referred to as the United Way Fund.

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