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President Obama Unveils Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence Proposal

Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

KDKA-TV–01/16/2013

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Ohio School District To Arm Some Employees

A school district in Ohio says it plans to arm a few of its non-teaching employees with handguns.

KDKA-TV–01/11/2013

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Teachers Seek Out Gun Training For Student’s Protection

Teachers in Texas and Ohio are now taking firearms training courses after the tragedy in Connecticut.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/09/2013

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Pittsburghers Weigh In After NRA’s News Conference

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The most powerful gun organization in the country is speaking out for the first time since the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. A few hours after Friday morning’s […]

12/21/2012

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New Gun Store’s Proximity To School Stirring Controversy In Local Neighborhood

Guns sales are up. They have been throughout 2012. On a firing range, marksmen are testing shields for bulletproof backpacks that parents are buying for their kids. Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand.

12/21/2012

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Sen. Casey Changes Course On Gun Control

With the Capitol flag flying at half-staff behind him, Sen. Bob Casey admitted that the killing of school children in Connecticut has affected his thinking on guns.

12/21/2012

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Pittsburgh School Superintendent Talks Security At Local Schools

When a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane says her first thoughts — Pittsburgh.

12/20/2012

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Obama Sets Up Gun Violence Task Force

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country.

KDKA-TV–12/19/2012

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Dick’s Suspends Sales Of Some Guns

Dick’s Sporting Goods, one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the world, says it has removed all guns from its store nearest to Newtown, Connecticut, and is suspending the sale of certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles from its chains nationwide.

KDKA-TV–12/18/2012

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Local Teachers Heartbroken Over Newtown Tragedy

Teachers may have been hit especially hard by what happened in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/17/2012

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W. Va. Senator Joe Manchin: Time To Rethink Gun Legislation

Sen. Joe Manchin, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it’s time for all sides in the gun policy debate to move beyond the political rhetoric and begin an honest discussion about reasonable restrictions on guns.

KDKA-TV–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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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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