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6 May 2009

Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Nevada ranks fifth among the states in gun-related deaths per capita, according to the Violence Policy Center, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. The group said the states at the top of the list have per capita gun death rates far exceeding the national rate of 10.3 per 100,000 population. Louisiana's rate was 19.6, followed by 17 in Alabama, 16.4 in Alaska and Mississippi, and 16.3 in Nevada. Hawaii has the fewest gun deaths per capita, 2.6... (GunPolicy.org)

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