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United States

26 June 2006

National Public Radio (USA), Boston, Audio

Not long ago the head-lines from urban America were all about dropping crime-rates and dramatic reductions in homicides. But today, many cities across the country are being hit again by a troubling escalation of gun violence. Mayors from Seattle to Milwaukee to New York are alarmed by what they say is a thriving trade of illegal guns flooding their cities. Local cops need help, but federal law prevents them from sharing information about where the guns are coming... (

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