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A makeshift memorial erected outside Sandy Hook Elementary School two days after the Dec. 14, 2012 attack. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: More Than $28 Million Raised For Newtown

More than $28 million has been donated to charities in connection to the deadly 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

07/01/2014

File photo of a sale sign posted on Black Friday. In Rhode Island, some avoid the sales in honor of "Buy Nothing Day." (Photo by Paul Taggart/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Some Avoid Black Friday For Annual ‘Buy Nothing Day’

While shoppers were spending Black Friday at the mall, some people in Rhode Island were taking a break from commerce and giving away a winter coat for the state’s 17th annual “Buy Nothing Day.”

11/29/2013

Connecticut License Plates A Money-Raiser For Red Sox Foundation

New York Yankees fans in Connecticut outnumber followers of the rival Red Sox, but the Boston World Series champions are winning support for the team’s charity in Connecticut.

11/20/2013

File photo of a sign in Newtown, Conn. with information about the town. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Attorney General Says Sandy Hook Plans Do Not Violate Donors’ Intent

Connecticut’s attorney general says a foundation overseeing more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting did not violate donor intent in its decisions for allocating the money to victim families and the community.

08/07/2013

Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy (Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Murphy, Blumenthal Call For Audit Of Sandy Hook Donations

Connecticut’s U.S. senators called Friday for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done with the money.

07/19/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Calling For Audit Of Newtown Donations

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s U.S. senators are calling for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done […]

07/19/2013

File photo of a memorial in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Getty Images)

Newtown Officials Request Halt To Donations

Newtown officials are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community, saying they are deeply grateful, but can’t handle the donation deluge.

12/26/2012

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