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31 December 2004

Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey — In a city already reeling from a string of recent fatal shootings, police pleaded with residents Friday not to mark the arrival of the new year with bursts of celebratory gunfire. It is an appeal being made across the country in places like Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Orleans and other cities where residents typically let loose with gunfire to celebrate New Year's. "I urge the residents of Newark against ringing in the New... (

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