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7 September 2007

Newsday (New York) / AP

NEW YORK — The number of firearms recovered in New York by police and federal agents surged last year, but the total still fell well short of the tallies recorded in the bloody early 1990s. More than 7,000 weapons, mostly handguns, were recovered in the city in 2006, up from about 6,000 a year earlier, according to data released Thursday by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. That tally included weapons found at crime scenes, captured from... (

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