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29 January 2006

Associated Press

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — Though disheartening, the news that U.S. Repeating Arms plans to close its flagship New Haven factory did not surprise many in the firearms industry. In recent years, several high-profile firearms manufacturers have gone out of business, and more will surely follow, said Steve Prindle, president of Silver City Sporting Arms in West Haven. "They're an American icon," he said of Winchester rifles, which his shop sells. "It's a shame it had to... (

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