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18 November 2004

Chicago Tribune

Furious that the Illinois House approved a law this week undercutting the village's handgun ban, Wilmette officials were searching for new ways Wednesday to make it difficult for residents to own a gun. Timothy Frenzer, village attorney, said that because Wilmette operates under home rule, he believes that the Village Board can adopt a local ordinance exempting the community from the law. Even proponents of the measure agreed it doesn't pre-empt home rule, he... (

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