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5 people told us their best stories of the worst wedding guests they ever saw.

1. Sometimes, there are two sides to every story. Other times, you’re talking about Caitlin from Facebook’s cousin. My cousin is a true lady. At my sisters wedding, she stole all of the free cigars, shoved them in her grossly ample cleavage and blamed it on the closest black guy. …

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5 years after Sandy Hook shooting, plans for a permanent memorial take shape

Five years after 20 children and six educators were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school that shocked the nation, the community of Newtown, Connecticut is close to designing a permanent memorial that will honor them. The process of constructing a memorial to the victims of the Sandy …

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Fate of Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun maker could be decided by a slingshot

Connecticut’s highest court heard arguments Tuesday over whether the families of victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre can revive their lawsuit against the company that made the rifle that Adam Lanza used to kill 20 schoolchildren and six adults in 2012. A state Superior Court judge last year dismissed …

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Fear — and big sales — propelled record-breaking Black Friday gun checks

Want to sell more guns? Talk about gun control — or offer customers a killer deal. Fear of a crackdown in the wake of the recent massacres in Las Vegas and Texas appears to be one of the reasons why Black Friday was a banner day for gun buyers, with …

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Professor who suggested Sandy Hook massacre was hoax sues Florida Atlantic University

The Florida professor who became known for floating bogus theories about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is fighting to get his job back. James Tracy claims in a federal lawsuit that his First Amendment rights were violated when Florida Atlantic University fired him in January 2016 and that …

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Sandy Hook shooting anniversary: How schools have changed security

Buzzers for the front door. Security cameras. Bulletproof glass. These are among the physical reinforcements that have become more common in schools across the country in the five years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, as more and more schools try to address security concerns. Experts say the Dec. …

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Sandy Hook, the victims : Olivia Engel, 6

Olivia Engel took art and dance lessons, played tennis, soccer and swam. Her favorite stuffed animal was a lamb; pink and purple were her favorite colors. Olivia’s family posted a statement on Facebook with those and other details about their beloved daughter. “She was insightful for her age and had …

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Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten : Rachel D’Avino, 29

Rachel D’Avino was working on her doctorate at the University of St. Joseph of Hartford. She probably didn’t know it when she died, but her best friend was about to propose. He had recently asked D’Avino’s parents for their blessing, and he was planning to ask for her hand in …

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Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten : Daniel Barden, 7

Daniel Barden loved riding the waves. Daniel earned his missing two front teeth, his family used to say. His “fearless” pursuit of happiness and life also earned him ripped jeans. “Despite that, he was, as his mother said, ‘Just So Good,’” his family wrote in a statement published in the …

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Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten : Charlotte Bacon, 6

Charlotte Bacon, 6 Charlotte Bacon loved school, her grandmother said. Charlotte was sweet, outgoing and full of energy, her grandmother told CNN affiliate WCCO in Minnesota. “This is tough. This is surreal. You can’t believe this could happen,” Irene Hagen told the station. “The whole family is just devastated, and …