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Justice Dept. to give $1.5 million for Newtown relief efforts
Justice Dept. to give $1.5 million for Newtown relief efforts

Three days after the nation marked the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Justice Department officials announced a $1.5-million grant to help reimburse organizations that provided relief efforts to victims. The grant, provided by the Justice Department's Office for Victims of Crime, will go to the Connecticut judicial branch, which administers funding for services to victims of violent crime, according to a Justice Department press statement on Tuesday. "This funding will provide critical support to the brave women and men who responded to the devastating violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School, as well as the counselors and others who are helping the...

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