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Walker sets Wis. day of mourning for Sandy Hook victims


LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - All across the nation people are showing solidarity and sharing their sorrow with the people in Newtown, Conn.

One week after the shooting rampage that claimed 26 lives, Gov. Scott Walker designated Friday as a day of mourning in Wisconsin, in remembrance of the victims.

The Franciscan sisters of Perpetual Adoration in La Crosse rang bells at 8:30 a.m., the time the gunman burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The bells rang 26 times, in honor of the 26 victims.

Bells rang at the same time throughout the nation.

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