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United States

15 February 2007

Honolulu Advertiser (Hawaii)

Applications for firearm permits in Hawai'i are setting new records, and law enforcement officials are concerned more guns are being stolen and more are being used by drug dealers. A total of 8,695 private firearm permit applications were processed in Hawai'i in 2005, the latest year for which numbers are available. That was an increase of 27 percent over 2004 and the highest number since the state began keeping count in 2000, according to the state attorney general's... (

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