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Tim McGraw Defends Decision to Headline Sandy Hook Concert

HARTFORD, Conn. — Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser. 281 more words


Blumenthal To Offer Amendment In Honor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is seeking to amend a federal education bill and set aside funding to train teachers in social and emotional learning. 124 more words


Police: Wallingford man left harassing voicemail at Sandy Hook school

MONROE, Conn. (WTNH) — A Wallingford man has been arrested after police say he made disturbing phone calls to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe. 98 more words


Teachers Union Demands CalSTRS Remove Investment From Gun Maker

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A teachers union is demanding a California teachers pension system pull its money out of gun-making investments.

Specifically, they’re calling on the California State Teachers’ Retirement System to remove all of its money from The Freedom Group, the maker of the assault rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. 92 more words


Cyclists Ending 4-Day Journey From Sandy Hook Elementary School To Washington

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — More than two dozen cyclists will end a four-day trek  from Newtown, Connecticut to the nation’s capital Tuesday.

The 26 cyclists began the journey at… 32 more words


Newtown Advocates Kick Off Annual Bike Ride

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – Advocates of tougher measures on gun control are kicking off a third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington.

The group, Team 26, is setting out Saturday morning on the 400-mile ride that is expected to take them four days. 76 more words


Sandy Hook School Shooter's House Demolished

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – The home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished.

Newtown Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob said Tuesday that the building was torn down on Monday. 106 more words