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19 January 2006

Herald & Review (Illinois)

SPRINGFIELD — In a preview of today's State of the State address, which also is expected to be a preview of his re-election campaign strategy, Gov. Rod Blagojevich renewed his call Tuesday for a statewide assault weapons ban. The governor, who will outline his goals for the coming year during a speech at noon today, said Tuesday that lawmakers need to approve the ban since a federal version expired more than a year ago. "Washington, D.C., made a terrible mistake... (

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