Sandy Hook Elementary School

Sandy Hook Memorial Commission

Newtown, Connecticut, has released the first proposals for an official memorial to the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. They range from a reflecting pool to a memorial grove. WSHU’s Davis Dunavin recently spoke with Kyle Lyddy, the chair of Newtown’s Sandy Hook Memorial Commission.

Senate Reverses Obama Gun Regulation

Feb 15, 2017
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Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that rolls back an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.

This comes after the U.S. Senate voted 57 to 43 to support the resolution.

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Monday was the first day of class at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut – the first day in nearly four years since the shooting that killed 20 children and 6 educators.

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This fall, students will return to Sandy Hook Elementary School for the first time since the 2012 shooting that killed 20 students and 6 educators. The public just got their first look at the new school building, on the same site as the old one.

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Remington Arms is asking a Connecticut Superior Court yet again to stop a lawsuit against the company from going forward. The company is being sued for making the Bushmaster XM-15 rifle, an assault weapon used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.