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14 August 2007

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia)

Running afoul of the law is one thing for a gun shop. Running afoul of gun-rights activists may be worse. Cole's Gun Shop of South Boston, which settled a lawsuit initiated by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg alleging illegal gun sales, has closed. Neither owner Mark Cole nor his lawyer could be reached for comment yesterday. Cole's recorded message on the shop's answering machine said: "Due to a serious illness I have [contracted], the shop will again be closed... (

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