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All children in school massacre were 6 or 7 years-old

Posted: 12/16/2012 - Authorities have released the names of the 26 people gunned down in a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school. Of the 20 children who were shot to death, eight were boys and 12 were girls. All the children were ages 6 or 7.

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Weekend news will return to WYMT

Updated: 12/15/2012 - General Manager Neil Middleton announced that weekend news will begin again on Super Bowl Sunday February 3rd.

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Ex-EKU student enters plea

Posted: 12/14/2012 - A former Eastern Kentucky University student accused of setting two fires at the campus has pleaded guilty to amended charges.

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Man arrested in Dakota Meyer fight defends himself

Updated: 12/14/2012 - A fight at a party barn in Adair County led to an 18-year old being charged with assault, but he says he had nothing to do with beating up Dakota Meyer. The man charged says a woman caused Meyer's injuries.

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Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season Ends Dec. 15

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Fall forest fire hazard season officially ends Dec. 15, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) continue to urge caution when conducting any kind of outdoor burning.

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Connecticut school shooting revives gun debate

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Relatives of those killed in this summer's Colorado theater shooting are reacting with outrage to Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school - and demanding that the nation finally address gun control.

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AP source: Suspect identified in school shooting

Updated: 12/14/2012 - The first official says Adam Lanza's older brother, 24-year-old Ryan, of Hoboken, N.J., is being questioned by police. An earlier report from a law enforcement official mistakenly transposed the brothers' first names.

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Police: 20 children dead

Updated: 12/14/2012 - The gunman opened fire Friday morning inside a school where his mother worked. He blasted his way through the building as young students cowered helplessly in classrooms while their teachers and classmates were shot.

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Obama calls for 'meaningful action' after shooting

Updated: 12/14/2012 - The president teared up, at times using an index finger to wipe at the corner of his eyes, as he addressed the nation from the White House. He also paused repeatedly as he struggled to keep his composure while speaking of the children - ages 5 to 10 - who had died and the life milestones they now would miss.

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