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24 April 2002

Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

Stray bullets from wildcat shooting ranges in Ironwood Forest National Monument are whizzing by ranchers, defoliating hillsides and prompting calls for a total ban on target practice in the preserve. For as long as anyone can remember, people have come to this stretch of desert 30 miles northwest of Tucson to plink soda cans and test their firearms against rocky backstops. But the cherished Old West tradition of open desert shooting is now bumping up against modern,... (

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