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4 August 2010

Associated Press

SOUTH APOPKA, Florida - A central Florida man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and leaving it within reach of his 10-year-old son, who accidentally shot his younger cousin with it earlier this year. The judge noted on Thursday that Robert Lee Hart had seven prior felony convictions dating back to 1993. That was before a jury found him guilty Wednesday of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and culpable... (

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