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24 January 2001

St Petersburg Times (Florida)

TORONTO — Gordon McGowan is in the business of selling firearms. But on the Friday and Saturday before New Year's, dozens of customers were bringing in guns, not carrying them out. "We got between 75 and 100 handguns and long guns-that's an exceptional number in a two-day period," says McGowan, general manager of MilArm Co. in Edmonton, Alberta. "People were saying, "Do something with this, get it out of my hair.' " Like McGowan's customers, hundreds of gun owners... (

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