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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2012 file photo, Carlee Soto uses a phone to get information about her sister, Victoria Soto, a teacher at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., after gunman Adam Lanza killed 26 people inside the school, including 20 children. Victoria Soto, 27, was among those killed. On Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, Newtown is planning to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting with a moment of silence. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
December 14, 2016 - 10:46 am
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown held a moment of silence and flags were flying at half-staff across Connecticut to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. It was Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six educators were killed by a troubled 20-year-old gunman who shot...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, better known as WIC, bag sits on a shopping cart waiting to be loaded into a recipient's vehicle at a center in Jackson, Miss. Chubby babies and toddlers at risk for later obesity are on the decline in the government food program serving millions of kids, a glimmer of good news in the nation's fight to slim down. The trend was found in a study on children up to age 2 enrolled in the WIC nutrition assistance program for low-income women and children. Half of all U.S. infants up to 12 months old are enrolled in the program. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
December 13, 2016 - 12:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A decline in chubby babies and toddlers is providing a glimmer of good news in the fight against childhood obesity. The trend was found in a study of children up to age 2 enrolled in a U.S. nutrition assistance program for low-income women and children. Half of all U.S. infants up to...
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