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13 January 2000

Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

The Cincinnati police department will no longer be able to trade or sell old handguns to wholesale dealers under a policy enacted Wednesday. Saying the price of a gun being used in a crime was much higher than any economic loss, City Council voted to destroy old guns and possibly sell them as scrap metal. "We can't control the sale of guns," said Councilwoman Minette Cooper. "But what we can do is not add to it." Ms. Cooper first raised the issue of monitoring city... (

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