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A Vision For Chicago Public Housing, Stymied And Contested

The city's Plan for Transformation aims to diversify public-housing units, adding a mix of market-rate and subsidized residences. But the project, one of the country's most closely watched public housing experiments, has been hampered by the flailing economy and faces protests from people living in the units.
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Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy

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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Shooter's Family Connections Begin To Emerge

Audie Cornish talks to Robert Smith about the latest on the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
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Reporter: Gunman's Father Was Shocked To Learn About Shooting

Robert Siegel talks Maggie Gordon, a reporter at the Stamford Advocate, about the father of the alleged gunman in the Newtown, Conn., shooting.
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In Grief-Stricken Newtown, Vigils And Support For Victims And Families

Hours after a Connecticut community was upended by a deadly gun assault on elementary school students and staff, residents sought to support one another and grieve. Churches and public spaces became the settings for vigils, as the shocking loss of 20 children and 7 adults echoed through Newtown, Conn.

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