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Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Deal On Gun Control Legislation

Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.

04/01/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

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Cuomo: Allowing 10-Bullet Magazines Doesn’t Constitute Gun Control Rollback

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday said keeping 10-bullet magazines legal is not tantamount to rolling back the nation’s most stringent gun control measure.

03/20/2013

A Starshine Watchdog

Stuffed Toy Helps Survivors Cope With Sandy Hook Massacre

Thursday marks three months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and many of the families from the school have continued to grapple with the tragedy.

03/13/2013

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Surge In Business For Upstate Firearms Establishments Since Gun Law Passed

Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.

03/10/2013

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Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Support Of Gun Control

Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.

03/09/2013

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Poll: Majority Of Conn. Voters Support Gun Control Measures

Quinnipiac University poll director Douglas Schwartz said the poll shows that voters do not have much confidence in their elected officials to reach a deal on gun control.

03/06/2013

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Conn. Lawmakers Offer Mental Health Proposals In Response To Newtown Massacre

Members of the gun violence working group are scheduled to discuss Tuesday which consensus recommendations they plan to forward to legislative leaders.

03/05/2013

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Cuomo Not Open To Changes In Substance Of Gun Control Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is only open to “technical changes” to correct mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, and not substantive changes.

03/04/2013

Anti-Gun Violence Flash Mob

Stage Professionals Put On Flash Mob Performance Against Gun Violence

Members of the Broadway community and other performing arts professionals staged a performance in Times Square Sunday – but not for entertainment or amusement.

02/24/2013

School Gunman Training

Suffolk County Police Train For Threat Of A Gunman In School

Suffolk County police on Saturday launched a training exercise simulating a gunman opening fire in a school.

02/23/2013

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Bloomberg Opposes Teachers’ Pension Fund Move To Sell Gun Company Stock

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a strong opponent of the gun industry and supporter of gun control, but he opposed a move by the teachers’ pension fund to sell its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition.

02/16/2013

Musician Elton John performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Elton John Dedicates Performance To Victims Of Sandy Hook Shooting At Grammy Awards

Gone but not forgotten. That was the message in more ways than one on Sunday night, as Elton John took the stage with several other big names in music to perform a tribute to The Band’s late drummer/singer Levon Helm.

02/10/2013

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Sandy Hook Victim’s Widower Dedicates Himself To Mental Health Fundraising

The widower of the school psychologist who was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dedicated himself to raising money for agencies that provide mental health services to young people.

02/10/2013

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Newtown School Safety Panel Meeting Postponed Due To Storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission that’s reviewing state policies following the deadly school shooting in Newtown has postponed its planned hearing on school safety.

02/08/2013

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