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Author: Tom Cleary

Petition started to rename Stratford street in Vicki Soto’s honor

A Stratford resident has started a petition to try and get the town of Stratford to change the name of one of its streets to honor Vicki Soto, the 27-year-old heroic teacher killed last Friday in the
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Feds raid East Windsor shop where Nancy Lanza bought gun

An East Windsor gun store where one of the guns used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was purchased was raided by federal agents Thursday night, according to WFSB. The shooter, Adam Lanza,
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Newtown police chief issues statement on shooting

The Newtown Police Department wishes to express its deepest sympathies to the families of those lost in the senseless tragedy that visited Sandy Hook Elementary School and to the entire Town of
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Nancy Lanza buried

A family friend of Nancy Lanza, the mother of shooter Adam Lanza, said she was buried at an undisclosed location Thursday, according to CNN. The Associated Press said Nancy Lanza was buried in her
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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits Newtown

The U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Newtown on Wednesday, meeting privately with teachers and school district staff. Duncan also attended services for Sandy Hook Elementary School
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Newtown superintendent: ‘They don’t want to walk back into that building’

“We are all in pain,” said Newtown Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson Wednesday morning on NBC’s “Today” show. “We lost some wonderful people,” Robinson said. “We will never not be affected.”
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State police report on Newtown shooting ‘months away’

The Connecticut State Police report on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is “several months away,” according to spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance. The shooting remains under investigation by
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Last class photo shows smiling faces at Sandy Hook

The last class photo¬† of Sandy Hook Elementary School students killed in Friday’s mass shooting in Newtown was shown on ABC’s Katie Couric show Tuesday morning. The smiling, carefree and now familiar
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Providence College honors Sandy Hook school victims

Providence basketball coach Ed Cooley knows a little something about Connecticut. For five  years he was the head coach at Fairfield University, located about 20 miles away from Newtown, before moving
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Victor Cruz visits home of fan, Sandy Hook victim Jack Pinto

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday
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