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United States

17 April 2006

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio)

NILES, Ohio — It's easy to build an illegal machine gun. Or to get the recipe for exploding gelatin. Everything you need is available at hundreds of gun shows held across the country this time of year. While gun businesses must be federally licensed, gun shows enable private individuals to sell scores of weapons each weekend with little, if any, oversight. And the shows are flourishing. In the past two months alone, promoters have hosted 20 gun shows in Ohio,... (

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