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United States

6 November 2008

Grand Junction Free Press (Colorado)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado — On a normal day, a background check for someone wanting to buy a gun takes about five to 10 minutes. Wednesday, the day after President-elect Barack Obama was elected, the time stretched to two hours, said some gun shop owners in Grand Junction. Other gun and pawn shop owners attribute the increase to hunting season. "I'm a lot busier than Christmas," said Jimmy Wilcox, owner of A Pawn Shop at 353 Pitkin Ave. Wilcox estimated he's been... (

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