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2 firefighters shot to death

Police: Ex-con set house ablaze, waited

A makeshift memorial that reads "W.W.F.D. God Bless You" sits in front of a home in Webster, N.Y., on Monday.
A makeshift memorial that reads "W.W.F.D. God Bless You" sits in front of a home in Webster, N.Y., on Monday.
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An ex-con gunned down two firefighters after luring them to his neighborhood by setting a car and a house ablaze early Monday, then took shots at police and committed suicide while several homes burned. Authorities used an armored vehicle to help residents flee dozens of homes on the shore of Lake Ontario a day before Christmas. Police restricted access to the neighborhood and officials said it was unclear whether there were other bodies in the ...


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hodgkins.t
December 25, 2012
10:59 p.m.

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Quite disappointed this Christmas morning to see this lead your print edition. You fuel the argument that the media is part of the problem when you choose to emphasize gore and violence over local community interest on a high holiday focused on love and peace.

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