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    Students from Newtown, Parkland End National 'March For Our Lives' Tour in Newtown

    The March for Our Lives ended its national Road-To-Change bus tour on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut, six months after the shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school inspired protests calling gun reforms. (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)

    A survivor of the Florida school shooting and a parent of one of the victims are planning to join students in Massachusetts this week for a 50-mile march calling for gun law reforms.

    The march is scheduled to start Wednesday in Worcester and end Sunday in Springfield at the headquarters of gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson.

    March organizers say David Hogg, who was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, when a gunman killed 17 people, is scheduled to join the marchers. Manuel Oliver, father of slain student Joaquin Oliver, is also scheduled to participate.

    Organizers say they are singling out Smith & Wesson for "their weapons' contribution to daily gun violence in communities across the country."

    Smith & Wesson did not return calls for comment.

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