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Sandy Hook parents vote to demolish school

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NEWTON, CT. (KPLR) – Residents in Newtown, Connecticut voted overwhelmingly Saturday to tear down the sandy hook elementary school and replace it.

The building is expected to be demolished soon -- before the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting that killed 20 students and six adults. 

Voters approved the 50-million dollar project in a referendum.  Officials are hoping to have the new school re-open in January 2016.