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26 January 1999

Associated Press

NEW YORK — A former handgun company executive's testimony that the firearms industry could do more to keep its products away from criminals was read to jurors in a civil trial charging gunmakers with negligence. Robert Hass, a retired Smith & Wesson Corp. official, volunteered as a witness after reading about the suit. He is the nearest thing to a whistle-blower in the case, which has been likened to earlier legal actions against tobacco companies. "The grownups who... (

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