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Candlelight vigil on Friday for victims of South Carolina shooting

July 1, 2015
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A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday, July 3 to honor the nine victims of the Charleston, S.C. shooting. The event, sponsored by the Connecticut Sikh Association at Guru Nanak Darbar, is being held on their grounds at 1610 West St. in Southington. The vigil is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. The shooting occurred on…

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Candlelight vigil held for Aurora victims

August 8, 2012
Photo by Tammi Knapik
Residents gathered for a candlelight vigil last week to remember the lives lost in Aurora, Colorado.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A large crowd of residents gathered for a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Aurora, Colorado shooting on the steps of the First Congregational Church. Twelve people were killed and dozens more were injured in Aurora after James Holmes opened fire on a crowded theater during a midnight screening…

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