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Newtown Calls Suspect Faces Judge

A man who was arrested in Miami for allegedly making threatening phone calls to Newtown residents following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in 2012, faced a judge Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OK

With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In Legislature

A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.

03/11/2014

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Sunrise Holds Candlelight Vigil In Memory Of Sandy Hook Victims

The City of Sunrise held a vigil Friday in observance of the one -year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

CBS Miami–12/13/2013

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Local Elementary School Students March For Peace

More than 900 students marched in protest at a local elementary school Wednesday morning in the name of peace.

CBS Miami–05/01/2013

A man holds a semi-automatic assault rifle at the Rocky Mountain Gun Show in Sandy, Utah, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (Source: George Frey/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Congress Takes Up Bill That Would Ban Assault Weapons

Democratic lawmakers were joined by mayors, law enforcement officials and gun violence victims Thursday to introduce the first significant piece of gun control legislation to be put to Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 26 dead.

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Newtown Official To FAU: Fire Prof Who Said Shooting Used Actors

An FAU professor asserted Monday that the December shooting which left 26 dead at a Newtown, Conn. school may have used actors hired by the Obama administration. Now that town’s top elected official has asked FAU to fire him.

CBS4–01/10/2013

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World Does Not End, A Better World Ahead?

Friday, December 21st, 2012 rolled around on the round, ancient Mayan calendar and, despite dire predictions from some, the world did not come to an end. Whew.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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Archdiocesan Schools Join Nation In Honoring Shooting Victims

Across South Florida and around the nation Friday morning, residents and businesses honored the 20 children and six adults murdered at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school one week ago.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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Local Students Hold Vigil For Sandy Hook As Gun Control Debate Intensifies

Students at Robert Morgan Educational Center held a candlelight vigil Wednesday in honor of the victims of the mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

CBS4–12/19/2012

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