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Gun violence and mental health to be studied

Good morning, this is John Bridges in the KPLC 7 Newsroom.  Meteorologist Ben Terry is back with us this morning.  Here's what we're working on this morning:

Some parents may still keep their kids at home -- but schools in Newtown, Conn., are opening their doors today for the first time since Friday's deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, which will remain closed.

A senior Republican senator is calling for a study of both gun violence and mental health issues in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting.

Police are hoping to solve a cold case involving the hit and run of a Lake Area woman years ago.

Can colors that surround you influence your buying patterns?  Many retailers think so.

Join us this morning for 7 News Sunrise, today from 5-7am.

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