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7 January 2009

Record (New Jersey)

A new state program is gathering unprecedented information about illegal guns traveling into New Jersey, and police expect to tap that data this year as part of a statewide crackdown on weapons used in violent crimes. New Jersey has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, but they can't stop people from bringing weapons here from less regulated states. Almost three-quarters of guns recovered in New Jersey were purchased elsewhere, according to federal data... (

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