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21 May 2006

News & Observer (North Carolina)

Federal officials aren't doing enough to combat illegal gun trafficking, forcing state and local officials to step up efforts to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and teen gang members, Raleigh's chief executive and top cop said Friday. Mayor Charles Meeker and Police Chief Jane Perlov joined the leader of a statewide anti-violence and gun control group to call for tougher state laws against illegal firearms sales, citing North Carolina's status as one of the... (

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