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United States

27 February 2007

Associated Press

LAPEER, Michigan — For sale: Collector quality, fully automatic M-16 in excellent condition. Never fired outside shooting range. Buyer must have machine gun permit and have no criminal record. And deep pockets. Strapped for cash, the Lapeer County Sheriff's Department is selling the original Colt rifle on its Web site to purchase new guns and other equipment for its 82 deputies. The office hasn't received a budget increase in six years, and Undersheriff Robert... (

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