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  1. Sandy Hook benefit sparks backlash for Tim McGrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Country music star Tim McGraw has found himself in the middle of the nation's ongoing debate over gun control after agreeing to perform at a benefit concert for the Sandy Hook Promise foundation. McGraw defended his decision to appear at the concert -- scheduled for July 17 in Hartford, Connecticut -- in a statement, after gun-rights activists took to McGraw's Twitter and Facebook page and derided him for what they view as turning his back on support for the Second Amendment.

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  2. Sandy Hook benefit sparks backlash for Tim McGrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Country music star Tim McGraw has found himself in the middle of the nation's ongoing debate over gun control after agreeing to perform at a benefit concert for the Sandy Hook Promise foundation. McGraw defended his decision to appear at the concert -- scheduled for July 17 in Hartford, Connecticut -- in a statement, after gun-rights activists took to McGraw's Twitter and Facebook page and derided him for what they view as turning his back on support for the Second Amendment.

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  3. Assault rifle bullet sells out ahead of proposed banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The assault rifle bullet M855, known popularly as the "green tip" ammo, has flown off the shelves of gun stores in the last couple of weeks. "It's gone," said Jesse Bonner, owner of Jesse's Gun Shop in Corsicana, Texas, who had 2,000 rounds in stock recently. 13 comments

  4. Bill O'Reilly forced to clarify remarks about murdered nunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The questions keep piling up for Bill O'Reilly, and increasingly those questions are being raised by a liberal media watchdog that has long feuded with the conservative Fox News host. The latest round of scrutiny, over a claim by O'Reilly that he "saw nuns get shot in the back of the head" in El Salvador, forced the top-rated host to clarify his remarks.

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  5. O'Reilly now scrutinized for story of murdered nunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The questions keep piling up for Bill O'Reilly, and increasingly those questions are being raised by a liberal media watchdog that has long feuded with the conservative Fox News host. For the second time in as many days, Media Matters for America on Wednesday released a report detailing "an apparent fabrication" by O'Reilly.

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  6. Sandy Hook killer's home to be demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Newtown, Connecticut, council members voted unanimously Wednesday to tear down the home of Adam Lanza, the site where he killed his mother before massacring 26 others at a nearby elementary school in 2012, according to First Selectman Patricia Llodra. The spacious yellow colonial, which sits on a hill on a grassy 2-acre property, was the first of two crime scenes in December 2012.

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  7. Senate confirms new surgeon generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as surgeon general on Monday night as Democrats -- in the final days of their majority control of the chamber -- overcame stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association. The 51 to 43 vote ends more than a year of uncertainty over Murthy's nomination.

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  8. 10 Sandy Hook families sue BushmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Parents of 9 children killed at the mass shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School, along with one teacher who survived, are suing the businesses behind the Bushmaster rifle, which was used in the massacre. Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, the law firm that is representing the families, announced Monday that it has filed suit against Camfour, a gun distributor, and Riverview Gun Sales, as well as the Freedom Group, the company that owns Bushmaster.

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  9. Gun sales boomed in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    This includes Black Friday, which set a record for gun sales, with 175,000 background checks just on that one day, according to the FBI. Black Friday is typically a big day for gun sales.

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