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19 January 2001

Oregonian (Portland)

A gun show in Vancouver, Wash., this weekend isn't really trying to capitalize on Measure 5, Oregon's new law on sales at such shows, its promoter said. Rather, promoter Dan Brown said, he hopes to create a family atmosphere, with children younger than 12 admitted free and receiving free popcorn and soft drinks. Attendance at some Oregon shows has fallen, dealers have said, since the measure passed by Oregon voters in November took effect last month. It requires... (

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