Connecticut School Shooting

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 17, 2012

Just in case you were busy Monday, or wanted to hear a segment of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News one more time, here’s a recap of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2012

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Local Religious Leaders Discuss Sandy Hook Elementary Tragedy

It is nearly impossible to look at the photos of the children who died at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School and not ask, “Why would God allow this to happen?” or “Why do bad things happen to good people?”

12/17/2012

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Conn. Shooting Has Local School Districts Re-Evaluating Security Policies

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has set off discussions at local schools about security.

12/17/2012

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Family Psychologist Shares Thoughts On School Shooting, How To Talk To Kids

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John spend the morning with Dr. Christian Conte, a local nationally recognized family therapist and anger management expert, about how to deal with the Newtown,Conn. school shootings.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2012

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First Funerals To Be Held Following Conn. School Shooting

A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when classes could resume – and where, given the carnage in the building and the children’s associations with it.

12/17/2012

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Newtown Schools To Offer Day Of Activities For Students

Although Newtown schools will remain closed Monday, officials have decided to hold a supervised program for district students.

12/16/2012

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Local Churches Hold Special Services After Conn. Massacre

As the nation mourns, people in our area are left reeling by the tragedy in Connecticut.

12/15/2012

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A Look At What Can Change After The School Shooting

After the school shooting in Connecticut, KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte had a roundtable with Pittsburgh police officers and officials from security firms to talk about what happened and how to prevent tragedies like this from happening again.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/15/2012

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No Motive For Shooting Yet, Waiting On Evidence

Officials are still trying to piece together a motive for the shooter who killed 26 children and adults at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school.

12/15/2012

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Former FBI Agent: Difficult To Profile Mass Murderer

The shootings in Connecticut have many people in our area asking why and how someone could shoot innocent school children.

12/14/2012

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Friday’s NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Afternoon News: Conn. School Tragedy

The Friday Edition of the KDKA Afternoon News was completely devoted to covering the events of the Newtown, Conn. School Tragedy. Here’s what you missed:

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/14/2012

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At Least 27 Dead In Conn. Elementary School Shooting

At least 27 people are dead after a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school Friday, CBS News reports.

KDKA-TV–12/14/2012

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Security Expert: Preparedness Helps Saves Lives In Mass Shootings

At least 27 people were killed in an elementary school massacre in Connecticut when a 20-year-old man burst into his mother’s kindergarten classroom and opened fire Friday morning.

12/14/2012

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How To Talk To Children After Tragedies

Tragedies like Friday’s shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut can leave children involved terrified.

12/14/2012

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Local Districts React To Conn. School Shooting

In the wake of a tragic school shooting in Connecticut, one obvious question is are local schools any safer, or could the same thing happen here?

12/14/2012

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