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Giants And Eagles Welcome 400 From Newtown Tragedy

400 residents of Newtown, Conn., attended the Giants vs. Eagles game Sunday.

12/30/2012

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Local Residents Participate In 26 Acts Of Kindness To Honor Newtown Victims

The tragedy that occurred at an elementary school in Connecticut touched people across the world and left many wanting to help and lend a hand to their fellow neighbor.

12/23/2012

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Siblings Of Newtown Shooting Victims Offered Pa. College Scholarships

A college in suburban Philadelphia is offering four full scholarships to siblings and dependents of the Connecticut school shooting victims.

12/21/2012

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Dealers: Gun Sales Driven Up In Pennsylvania Amid Fears Of Crackdown

Pennsylvanians are lining up to buy firearms in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings, but dealers say gun owners’ anxiety over a potential gun-control crackdown was driving up sales before the Sandy Hook massacre.

12/19/2012

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Daughter Of Slain Newtown School Psychologist Remembers ‘Hero’ Mother

“She went after him; she saved adults and children,” said Salem High School music teacher Maura Schwartz.

12/18/2012

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Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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Amish Community Affected By 2006 School Shooting In Pa. Writing Letters To Newtown Parents

Members of the Amish community where a gunman killed five girls in a one-room schoolhouse in 2006 are writing letters to reach out in sympathy to parents in Newtown, Conn.

12/18/2012

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Ed Rendell Wants Gun Control In Light Of Sandy Hook Tragedy

Ed Rendell says that the Sandy Hook tragedy is proof there needs to be more gun control laws.

12/18/2012

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Store To Suspend Sales Of Certain Guns After Newtown Massacre

A statement posted on Dick’s website expresses sympathy for the victims’ families. It says sales of modern sporting rifles will be suspended during “this time of national mourning.”

12/18/2012

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Candlelight Vigil Held At Bucks County School For Newtown Shooting Victims

One by one teachers at Herbert Hoover Elementary School read off the names of the children and staff killed in Newtown.

12/17/2012

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Mourners Gather To Remember Mother Of South Jersey Teacher Killed In CT School Shooting

A vigil in the city of Salem on Monday evening included prayers for Salem High School choir director and music teacher Maura Schwartz and her family.

12/17/2012

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Newtown Plans Burials As School’s Future Debated

A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when classes could resume—and where, given the carnage in the building and the children’s associations with it.

12/17/2012

Ryan Lanza

Brother Of Gunman In Connecticut School Shooting Questioned And Released

At this point, indications are that Ryan Lanza had nothing to do with his brother’s plan.

12/14/2012

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Philadelphia Schools Release Statement On Connecticut Shooting

The Philadelphia School District has released a statement on the deadly shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.

12/14/2012

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Gov. Markell Releases Statement In Response To Tragic Shooting

Governor Markell has also ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities also be flown at half-staff until the end of the day on December 18.

12/14/2012

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