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1:10pm

Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Red Cross Deploys Mental Health Workers In Response To Colorado Shooting

A screen capture from the Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross Facebook page.
Red Cross Facebook/Red Cross

The Red Cross has deployed mental health workers in response to the shooting this morning at the Century 16 theaters in Aurora.  

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11:31am

Fri July 20, 2012

11:10am

Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Romney: Now Is The Time 'To Remember How Much We Love One Another'

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 1:23 pm

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney who was in Bow, New Hampshire for a campaign event addressed the mass shooting in Colorado, during a speech this afternoon.

Romney said he was addressing the nation, not as "political candidate," but as "a father, a grandfather, a husband, an American." Now, he said, "is the time to look into our hearts and remember how much we love one another and how much we love and how much we care for our great country."

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10:30am

Fri July 20, 2012
It's All Politics

Movie-Theater Shootings Put Presidential Politics On Hold

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 4:56 pm

President Obama turned a planned campaign speech in Fort Myers, Fla., into a brief statement about the shooting rampage. He asked the audience to join him in a moment of silence for the victims.
Mandel Ngan AFP/Getty Images

(Updated @ 1:11 pm ET)

As deeply as the mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., shocked the national conscience, they also quickly affected the U.S. political scene, with both major party presidential campaigns ripping up their scripts for Friday, and the mayor of the nation's largest city using the issue to put the candidates on the spot on gun control.

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10:01am

Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Shooting Suspect Described As 'Recluse'

Originally published on Sat July 21, 2012 12:40 pm

A photo of James Holmes released by the University of Colorado Denver.
University of Colorado Denver

Authorities have identified 24-year-old James Holmes as the suspect in the mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo.

According to witnesses, the gunman showed up at a midnight screening of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises and opened fire. Quoting a federal law enforcement official, the AP reports the gunman had an assault rifle, a shotgun and two pistols."

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