TODAY   |  July 12, 2013

Families of Newtown victims should get $281,000

A committee overseeing the delegation of more than $11 million in donations has recommended families of Newtown school shooting victims should receive $281,000, and children who witnessed the shooting should receive $20,000.

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>>> the 20 children and six adults killed in the sandy hook school shootings should get $281,000 peach. that's the recommendation from the committee overseeing the money collected after the tragedy. the family of the 12 children that witnessed and survived the attack would each get $20,000 and two teachers that were injured get a combined 150,000. the remaining $3.7 million would be set aside as a community fund.