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The campaign manager for third-party Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel was arrested Monday for stealing from his employer. He is also the former chair of a Newtown-based commission to choose a memorial for the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.

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A Connecticut judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against Newtown and its school district. The lawsuit alleged that the town and school provided inadequate security measures.

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A group of 26 bicyclists are on the way from Newtown, Conn., to the U.S. Capitol to protest gun laws in America. The group is called Team 26. They first made the journey of about 400 miles on their bicycles in 2013, the year after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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An advocacy group led by students in Newtown held a town hall-style meeting Thursday afternoon with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Elizabeth Esty.

Alex Brandon / AP

Three Connecticut students took center stage Saturday at the “March For Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C., organized in response to last month’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 people.

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