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In White House, Newtown mom pleads for gun control

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shooting used the opportunity to fill in for President Barack Obama during the weekly radio and Internet address to make a personal plea from the White House for action to combat gun violence. "Thousands of other families across the United States are also drowning in our grief," said Francine Wheeler, choking...