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United States

10 January 2011

Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina — A North Carolina congressman says he'll carry a gun when he attends public events in his district's mountain communities after last weekend's assassination attempt on one of his colleagues. U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler told WLOS-TV he's carried a concealed weapon periodically since someone made a serious threat on his life in 2009. He said he'll now make it a practice to carry the permitted handgun when he is away from Capitol Hill, where... (

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