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16 December 2008

Newsday (New York)

NEW YORK — New York City authorities have recovered 352 guns — including a bright pink rifle, two sawed-off shotguns and an AK-47 assault weapon — during a Staten Island buyback program. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says it's the most successful program in the city per-capita. People who owned illegal guns could turn them in anonymously at two churches in exchange for $200 bank cards. Church programs in Brooklyn and Manhattan have netted about 1,200... (

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