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  • Newtown Official: Sandy Hook Shooting Donations Divided Town

    The distribution of donations made to Newtown following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was so problematic that it has likely left "a permanent fracture in the community," First Selectwoman Pat Llodra said Friday. Llodra and Superintendent...
  • Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home

    Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home
    Newtown gun control activists won another victory Monday when the CEO of Panera Bread announced company plans to adopt a stricter firearms policy. Last year, advocates focused their lobbying efforts on legislatures, but since the defeat of gun control...
  • Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist

    Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist
    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did. The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...
  • CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim

    CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim
    The Capitol Region Education Council has renamed one of its magnet schools in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, a former Hartford resident who was among the young victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Elementary...
  • It's in Virginia's budget: $6 million for school security grants

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. After the 2012 mass elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Virginia created...
  • Voters in 2 rival camps will elect 2 rival Congresses

    PRATT, Kan. America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are two Americas doing the voting: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican...
  • Most Legislative Incumbents Appear Headed To Victory

    A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....
  • Sharpton calls for change at Michael Brown's funeral

    ST. LOUIS Hundreds of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday morning for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death Aug. 9 by a police officer began nearly two weeks of unrest in Ferguson, Mo. The service began a bit after 10:...
  • McKinney Over Foley In Republican Primary For Governor

    McKinney Over Foley In Republican Primary For Governor
    After the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012, the state's Democratic governor and legislative leaders began work on a major gun safety bill. Republican state Sen. John McKinney, whose district includes Newtown, had to make a decision. He could oppose the...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
  • More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report

    More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report
    More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday. The report found most of that...