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11 months 3 weeks ago

Gov. tours shops affected by Newtown shooting

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Dannel Malloy is getting a firsthand look at some businesses in Newtown that suffered economically after December's massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Many shops and restaurants near the school could not stay open in the days after the shooting that left 26 students...

1 year 4 days ago

Senators want Newtown donations audit

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's U.S. senators are calling for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done with the money. The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation released a plan this week to give...

1 year 5 months ago

Newtown parents urge enforcement of gun laws

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Some parents of the young victims of the Newtown elementary school shooting are calling for better enforcement of Connecticut's gun laws and questioning why civilians would need semiautomatic, military-style weapons. Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son Jesse was one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Dec....

4 years 10 months ago

Dopamine seen as root of ADHD

Researchers using brain scans believe they've found the root of ADHD. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is one of the most prevalent mental disorders in children and teens - but it can also persist long past adolescence. It can impair a person's ability to pay attention, complete tasks and be productive....

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