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Churches to hold vigils for victims and families

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Houses of worship are opening their doors in this stunned and grieving state to provide prayers and comfort for the heartbroken families in Newtown after clergymen spent the day trying to help families. As news that a gunman had opened fire at Sandy Hook School, Pastor Robert Weiss and priests from St. Rose of Lima […] [Read More]
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Several communities cancel after school programs

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Bridgeport, Shelton, Monroe and Oxford school districts have canceled after school activities following the Newtown tragedy. A gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday morning and killed 26 people, including 20 children. School districts across the region reacted to the news, some locked down and others reported working with police and counselors. Many decided to […] [Read More]
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Newtown shooting press conference

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Lt. Paul Vance of the State Police: “The deceased shooter’s body is still inside Sandy Hook School. There were several fatalities, both children and adults. The scene is secure.” Vance would not provide names, or even an official count of the dead, saying that search warrants are being prepared for individuals both in Connecticut and […] [Read More]
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