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Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. There are 27 dead, 20 of them children, after Adam Lanza reportedly opened fire in one of the largest school massacres in U.S. history. Lanza is dead at the scene and his mother, a teacher at the school, is also dead. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Shootings Prompt U. Of Ill. Student To Raise Money

A University of Illinois student hopes to raise $50,000 for people affected by last week’s shootings at a Connecticut elementary school and he’s almost a quarter of the way to his goal.

12/21/2012

Adbusters Notice

Activist Group Calls For 50,000 Protesters At NATO/G8 Summit

The Canadian activist group Adbusters has put out a call for 50,000 people to pack their tents and head to Chicago for a month of protests around the NATO/G8 summits this May.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Drops Of Good: Austin Town Hall Park

Austin Town Hall Park Could Get $50K Renovation

Austin Town Hall Park on the city’s West Side could be the recipient of a makeover worth up to $50,000.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011