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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 …

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5 years after Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten

(CNN)It remains among America’s most heinous nightmares: the lives of 20 little children — dancers and swimmers, pianists and painters, budding readers, little sisters and big brothers — extinguished in a flash of violence inside Sandy Hook Elementary. Taken with them on that chilly Friday in December — just 11 …

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“The Return” (Season 3, Episode 13)

Ed Helms is a tour de force in “The Return.” This Season 3 episode is a masterclass of heightening as Andy becomes increasingly unhinged due to Jim and Pam stealing his phone, which is an admittedly dick move, and the deterioration of his relationship with Michael. From Helms’ brilliant delivery …

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Majority of Scots police officers want access to a handgun

Almost two-thirds of Scotland’s police officers want to have access to a handgun, according to new research. A survey by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) found that 64% of officers support such a move. The finding came as around an eighth of the workforce said they believe their existing personal …

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DONALD TRUMP PLANS TOTAL REPEAL OF NET NEUTRALITY LAW THAT KEEPS THE INTERNET FREE

Written by : ANDREW GRIFFIN The US government is going to end net neutrality, a fundamental principle of how the internet works. Net neutrality is the idea that all internet traffic is treated the same. But the new ruling will allow internet service providers to block or slow access to specific …

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These are the MPs who voted down legislation on animals feeling pain and emotion as part of Brexit bill

Written by : Joe Vesey-Byrne During debate on the EU withdrawal bill parliament rejected an amendment that would have inserted the legal status of animal sentience. The vote, largely on party lines, saw 313 MPs vote against including the legal recognition for animals’ sentience in the EU withdrawal bill. ‘Sentience’ recognises …

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