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Conn. shooting rekindles trauma at Ohio school

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The Connecticut school shooting tragedy has rekindled emotional trauma at a northeast Ohio school still dealing with the aftermath of a gun rampage.


FILE - In this Friday, June 8, 2012 file photo, T.J. Lane is brought in to court for his arraignment by sheriff's deputies in Chardon, Ohio. Chardon High School, where three students were killed earlier this year in a shooting spree, is bringing in extra counselors following the mass shooting at a Connecticut school. The Lane murder trial begins next month. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

At Chardon High School, which is nearing the anniversary of a shooting that killed three students, extra counselors are on hand Monday and a therapy dog is working the hallways.

District spokeswoman Ellen Ondrey says students are collecting cards and letters to send to Newtown, Conn. A photo of the Chardon student body dressed in Newtown's colors is planned at the holiday concert.

Ondrey says another tragedy like Newtown, Conn., makes trauma resurface for teachers and students in Chardon.

Eighteen-year-old T.J. Lane goes on trial on murder charges next month in Chardon in the Feb. 27 attack.

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