Rev. Gwendolyn Glover
Former Chairwoman, Newtown Board of Education
Lt. Paul Vance
Connecticut State Police
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Schools re-open today in Newtown, Connecticut --- all except for Sandy Hook Elementary - the site of the tragic shooting.
This as young victims are laid to rest.
Rene Marsh has the latest.
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SIX YEAR OLD CHARLOTTE BACON LOVED SCHOOL AND DRESSES, SIX YEAR OLD JESSICA RAKOS LOVED HORSES.
THEY ARE THE NEXT TWO CHILDREN TO BE LAID TO REST.
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THE MOURNING CONTINUES IN NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT ---
TODAY, TWO MORE YOUNG VICTIMS WILL BE LAID TO REST.
ON MONDAY, MOURNERS SAID A FINAL GOODBYE TO SIX YEAR OLD JACK PINTO
it was very sad, very sad, family took it as hard as they would take it losing a first grader.
AND A LARGE CROWD SHOWED UP TO SAY GOODBYE TO SIX YEAR OLD NOAH POZNER.
I started to cry, it's just really close to home
WITH MEMORIES OF THE SHOOTING STILL FRESH, STUDENTS IN THE AREA HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL, EXCEPT FOR SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY STUDENTS.
ON MONDAY, SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT WERE MOVED FROM SANDY HOOK TO A SCHOOL IN A NEIGHBORING TOWN --- WHERE SANDY HOOK STUDENTS WILL EVENTUALLY RETURN TO CLASS.
we really need to lead with love. And that's what I'm seeing our community do.
THE BIG QUESTION REMAINS --- WHY DID THE 20-YEAR OLD GUNMAN OPEN FIRE AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL?
AUTHORITIES ARE PORING OVER EVIDENCE, CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS, AND LOOKING AT THE SHOOTER'S SMASHED HOME COMPUTER - HOPING TO FIND ANSWERS.
We know as investigators that people of CT and Newtown want to know what happened. We're going to do that, we'll paint a crystal clear picture.
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THE ATF WILL ALSO CANVASS ALL GUN RANGES - IT'S BEEN REPORTED THE SHOOTER WENT TO TARGET PRACTICE WITH HIS MOTHER.