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More Screening For Guns Among Newtown Proposals

Mental health suitability screenings for gun owners and sellers and consolidation of smaller emergency management dispatch centers are among the ideas being considered by a Connecticut commission charged with crafting public policy recommendations in light of the 2012 mass shooting atSandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

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Newtown Panel Members Upset By Spate Of Shootings

Members of a state commission crafting public policy recommendations in light of the deadly 2012 Newtown school shooting are expressing dismay about the number of mass shootings that have occurred since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

06/20/2014

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Sandy Hook Commission to Meet

A state commission that’s reviewing public policies in light of the deadly 2012 shooting at a Newtown elementary school is reviewing the progress it has made so far toward crafting a final report with recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

06/20/2014

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Report Recommends Mental Health Care Improvements

Connecticut’s system for treating children and young adults with psychiatric issues is inadequate for addressing what has become “a substantial public mental health burden in the state,” according to a task force that released wide-ranging recommendations Tuesday on how the state can improve services.

06/18/2014

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Newtown Union Leader to Speak at Teachers Memorial

The leader of the Newtown, Connecticut teachers’ union is speaking at the dedication of the Memorial to Fallen Educators in Emporia, Kansas.

06/12/2014

A mourner displays a program for the funeral of slain teacher Victoria Soto. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

First Soto Scholarships Awarded

The family of a first-grade teacher killed in the 2012 massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has awarded the first scholarships from a fund set up in her memory.

05/29/2014

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Newtown Officer Retires After Police SUV Crash

A veteran Newtown police officer placed on administrative leave after a collision has retired.

05/25/2014

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Looney Will Also Oppose Conn.’s 911-Tape Limits

Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.

05/10/2014

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Show Denied Permission to Film at Fairfield Hills

Newtown officials have turned down a request from the SyFy television show “Ghost Hunters” to film an episode on the campus of the former Fairfield Hills psychiatric hospital.

04/30/2014

Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter's home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.  DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Want Sandy Hook Gunman’s House Torn Down

Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.

04/02/2014

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