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10 November 2010

Chicago Tribune

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa's sheriffs association says starting in January permits will be issued for Iowans who have a legal gun permit to carry unconcealed weapons in public. Leaders in the Iowa State Sheriffs and Deputies Association said Wednesday a new state law also would allow Iowans to drink alcohol while carrying a handgun. The Des Moines Register reports Iowans can start seeking permits starting Jan. 3. Sheriffs currently issue more than 36,000 weapons permits... (

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