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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Gun control proposals take proper aim

    Gun control proposals take proper aim
    Regarding the seven-point plan to reduce gun violence proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others ("Scholars drafting new gun policy," Jan. 15), this is an issue in which I have vested interest. Aggravated by such events as the Sandy...
  • Unconscionable attacks on blacks who don't conform

    Unconscionable attacks on blacks who don't conform
    Author's note: This piece concerns racial healing in America. It is submitted as we continue to mourn the incomprehensible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. May those families, that community, and the nation that grieves with...
  • NRA to America: Blame yourself, not us

    NRA to America: Blame yourself, not us
    After a week of silence following the massacre in Newtown, Conn., the National Rifle Association went on the attack Friday morning, insisting that mass killings are the fault of the media, politicians who pass laws banning firearms from schools, the...
  • Pediatricians applaud Obama effort to reduce gun violence

    Pediatricians applaud Obama effort to reduce gun violence
    Maryland's pediatricians applaud President Barack Obama for his leadership in the wake of the gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17). The president's federal policy recommendations...
  • KAL's year in review, the key

    KAL's year in review, the key
    January 1. A dropped pass and a missed field goal keep Joe Flacco and the Ravens out of the Super Bowl. February 2. Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson becomes Mr. Super PAC by pumping millions into Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign. 3....
  • Hundreds get busy on 'Mitzvah Day'

    Hundreds get busy on 'Mitzvah Day'
    Carrying on what's become a Baltimore tradition, hundreds of area Jews spent Tuesday up to their elbows in craft paper and care packages, working on community service projects for Mitzvah Day, now in its eighth year. At the hub of the action, the...
  • Notebook: Stars hold youth lacrosse clinic in Newtown, Conn.

    Notebook: Stars hold youth lacrosse clinic in Newtown, Conn.
    Several lacrosse stars held a youth clinic Thursday in Newtown, Conn., in the wake of a shooting that killed 20 children and six adults Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Players who took part in the clinic are sponsored by Brine/Warrior and ...
  • Adam Lanza and the unanswerable questions of Newtown

    Adam Lanza and the unanswerable questions of Newtown
    What next? Does a gunman go into a church and start shooting up the choir? How about a hospital, pick off one baby after another in the newborn unit? There seems to be no bottom anymore. This time, it was 20 children and six teachers and staff shot to...
  • Notebook: Shorthanded Ravens defense struggles in loss

    Notebook: Shorthanded Ravens defense struggles in loss
    Hurdled and bulldozed by Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno and outsmarted by quarterback Peyton Manning, the Ravens' defense was rendered largely helpless Sunday. During a crushing 34-17 defeat at M&T Bank Stadium, the Ravens' reactions were...
  • Sandy Hook mourns while others seek escape with 'Dexter' and 'Divas'

    Sandy Hook mourns while others seek escape with 'Dexter' and 'Divas'
    Days after the deadly Sandy Hook school shooting, the tragedy is still dominating news sites, social media and search traffic. The coverage is splintering a bit, but major trends include: last night's emotional speech by President Obama, the Westboro...
  • Calvert Hall mourns alum's daughter in Sandy Hook shooting

    Calvert Hall mourns alum's daughter in Sandy Hook shooting
    Calvert Hall College High School is mourning the loss of Josephine Grace Gay, 7, a victim in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting whose father attended the Catholic preparatory school in Towson. Robert Gay graduated from Calvert Hall in 1978....
  • What does the NRA say now?

    What does the NRA say now?
    The rifle Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School is a descendant of the military's M-16 rifle. The bullets it fires are not as large as those used in some other rifles, but the gun's high muzzle velocity makes...