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United States

19 December 2010

Telegram & Gazette (Massachusetts) / AP

WORCESTER — Officials say almost 200 firearms were collected during Worcester's annual "Goods for Guns" program, including a 9mm submachine gun and an AK-47. Organizers say 69 handguns were turned in during the recent two-day event, along with 65 semi-automatic weapons and 59 rifles. People receive Walmart gift certificates in return. The program's intent is to keep guns from falling into the wrong hands and being used in violent acts. Donated guns usually are... (

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