Tag Archives: Sandy Hook

“Guns Save Lives Day” Slotted For Day After Newtown Anniversary

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Activists have moved a planned nationwide pro-gun rights event from the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to the day after.

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In depth: Guards in schools and the costs to tax payers

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm

In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Florida Senate bill 514 in legislature would allow counties to create independent districts that impose taxes to pay for school safety and mental health services.

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In the News: UF basketball ranking, Petraeus scandal socialite, Mom buys school security, Graduation rates

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:24 am

UF men’s basketball up to No. 8– Florida moved up two spots to No. 8 this week in the AP men’s college basketball Top 25 poll after defeating Missouri Saturday. The team also moved up to No. 7 in the […]

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In The News: Bush released from hospital, Newtown families, Coke addresses obesity, Justin Timberlake’s new single

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 9:36 am

Elder President Bush Released From Hospital : The Two-Way : NPR – After nearly two months in a Houston hospital, where he spent some of the time in intensive care for treatment of complications related to bronchitis, an infection and a stubborn […]

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In the News: Teachers Decline Guns; Santa’s Minions; Red Light Cameras; Floridians Against Different Tuition; Schools Issue Emergency Potties

By on December 20th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:49 am

Lawmaker’s suggestion to arm teachers met with resistance by educators – Some Tampa Bay-area teachers are responding to state Rep. Dennis Baxley’s call to arm the state’s teachers in the wake of the Newtown shooting. “Are you crazy?” asked Joe […]

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In the News: Suwannee School Bus Hit; Gun Law Deadline January; NRA Pledges Prevention; Bradford Man Arrested After Threats to Children

By on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:50 am

Suwannee school bus crash shakes up 48 students, driver who hit bus in serious condition – Four dozen students were sent to the hospital as a precaution after a Suwannee County school bus was struck from behind Wednesday morning. Gainesville […]

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In the News: Conn. Shooting; Skating Canceled; Alachua Near Top of AP Scores; EPA Sues Miami; Rowdy Republicans

By on December 15th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:54 am

Schools eye plans, calm parents after Conn. attack – The mass killing inside a Connecticut elementary school has educators across the country reviewing their security measures, reassuring parents and asking, “What if?” Tampa Bay Times via AP Miami-Dade schools chief […]

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Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy

By Jim Zarroli on December 15th, 2012 | Last updated: December 15, 2012 at 8:47 am

Newtown, Conn. is the kind of place where the biggest thing that happens is the Labor Day parade. Now, that peace has been shattered and residents are trying to make sense of what happened after a gunman opened fire in an elementary school, killing at least 20 children and six adults.

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