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  1. Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press NEWTOWN, Conn. - When the public gets its first glimpse Friday of the school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred, they'll see a building designed to be attractive, environmentally friendly, conducive to learning, and above all, safe.

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  2. AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LISA MARIE PANE and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Nearly two-thirds of respondents expressed support for stricter laws, with majorities favoring nationwide bans on the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons such as the AR-15 and on the sale of high-capacity magazines holding 10 or more bullets.

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  3. In Dallas remarks, Obama will aim to make sense of shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press WASHINGTON - For President Barack Obama, the decision to return early from an overseas trip after a series of shocking shootings will prove to be easy compared to his next challenge: Comforting an America that has witnessed a rash of shootings. After arriving from Spain late Sunday, Obama will fly Tuesday to Dallas, the scene of the massacre of police officers that, on the heels of two caught-on-video police shootings, has emerged as a tipping point in the national debate about race and justice.

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  4. Protesters take message to McSally's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Several dozen protesters clad in orange displayed a line of 49 orange T-shirts to remember the 49 people shot and killed in Orlando, FL, nearly two weeks ago. But the protest was not so much about gaining public attention as it was of gaining Congressional attention.

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  5. Quilts honoring shooting victims hang in Tucson libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Two quilts from a program started by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America hang in the main library in downtown Tucson. The quilts are made from cloth that has special meaning to shooting victims or their families.

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  6. Quilts honoring shooting victims hang in Tucson libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Two quilts from a program started by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America hang in the main library in downtown Tucson. The quilts are made from cloth that has special meaning to shooting victims or their families.

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  7. Questions and answers about Obama's executive plan on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's plan to strengthen controls on guns in the U.S. is meeting swift resistance from gun rights groups, Republicans and even a few Democrats who say it's up to Congress to enact new policies on firearms. Yet the overall effect on gun violence could prove to be relatively small.

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  8. Obama initiative on gun control shows limits of acting aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's do-it-himself plan for keeping guns away from those who shouldn't have them falls far short of what he'd hoped to accomplish through legislation after a massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School shook the country to attention in 2012. Yet even the more modest steps Obama will announce Tuesday rely on murky interpretations of existing law that could be easily reversed by his successor.

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  9. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SAUDI, IRAN TENSIONS REMAIN HIGH IN WAKE OF CLERIC'S EXECUTION Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Tehran following attacks on the kingdom's embassy and consulate in the Islamic Republic over the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric. 2. ARMED PROTESTERS OCCUPY WILDLIFE REFUGE IN OREGON The demonstrators, who say they oppose federal land policies, took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge after rallying against the prison sentences of two ranchers who are expected to turn themselves in to federal authorities Monday.

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