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United States

20 August 2007

Las Vegas Sun / AP

WASHINGTON — Local police forces last year asked the ATF for help investigating whether an estimated 284,000 weapons were legally sold, officials said Monday. But Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives acting Director Michael J. Sullivan said he's worried that fewer police departments will request assistance because of new legislation barring public release of so-called gun trace data, which tracks gun sales in specific cases. "My biggest concern is... (

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