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Mother of Sandy Hook Massacre Victim Writes Heart-Wrenching Letter to America’s Teachers

With a new school year underway, it's a good time to remember the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that rattled the country last December.

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Items From Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line Thomas Rhett + More Added to Music for Newtown Auction

Tim McGraw concert tickets and an autographed Florida Georgia Line poster are amongst items country fans may be interested in when the Music for Newtown auction begins on March 25. Additionally, the Avett Brothers and Thomas Rhett have donated items to benefit the families of victims and first responders from the December tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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Watch Sandy Hook School Children Perform a Moving Rendition of ‘Over the Rainbow’

It's Tuesday, so you probably need a good cry. Here, watch this video. It's children from Sandy Hook Elementary performing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' on 'Good Morning America.' The kids recorded the song, with folk musician Ingrid Michaelson, at the home of former Talking Heads members Tina Weymouth and Christ Frantz.

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Kenny Chesney Records ‘Amazing Grace’ for ‘United in Newtown’ Special

In the aftermath of the horrific Sandy Hook shootings, the tight-knit community of Newtown, Conn. has received incredible worldwide support. Although nothing could ever fill the deep void left in the small town, many individuals -- including country's own Kenny Chesney -- are finding ways to lend their support amidst devastation.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Removes Rifles From Stores

 

Dick's Sporting Goods has pulled 'modern sporting rifles' from it's stores,  days after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. According to cnn.com a statement posted on the company's website said that "during this time of national mourning", it had removed all guns from it's store nearest to Newtown and "suspended the sale of modern sporting rifles in all of our stores chainwide."

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NRA Breaks Silence, Plans Press Conference on Friday

The National Rifle Association went quiet after last week's shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and many have been wondering what the gun-advocacy group would have to say. On Tuesday, the NRA released an official statement:

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Golden Retrievers Help Newtown Mourners Deal With Their Grief

There is nothing anyone can do to take away the pain the community of Newtown, Connecticut is going through right now. But a charity group from Illinois is using man's best friend to provide a little comfort to those who are mourning the loss of life from last Friday's mass school shooting.

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Touching Tribute to the Sandy Hook Elementary Victims on ‘The Voice’

'The Voice' began their finale week on Monday, Dec. 17 with a touching musical moment that paid tribute to the 20 children and six adults tragically slain during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 14.

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Discovery Cancels ‘American Guns’ After Sandy Hook Massacre

Just days after the terrible tragedy of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, the country, and even the world at large, faces an undeniable need to re-examine the role of gun control on the world stage. As with numerous tragedies in the past, much of the focus shifts to violence in media as depicted across film and television, which today faces one of its first casualties. Discovery has opted to pull the plug on its pro-firearm reality series 'American Guns.' But what will the reaction to the news bring?

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Hold Your Loved Ones Close

With the craziness that happened in Newtown, CT, it hit close to home for me. I am from Milford, CT, which is a half hour from the Sandy Hook Elementary. I went to Pumpkin Delight and have fond memories of my days there. I was 8 when we moved here to Maine.

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