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United States

24 July 2012


CENTENNIAL, Colorado — The deadly shooting rampage at a Colorado movie theater has prompted a sudden surge in gun sales in the state and elsewhere. In three days, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation has approved background checks for nearly 2,900 people seeking to purchase a firearm. That's 25 percent more than the average Friday-to-Sunday period this year. In Arizona, the owner of A.J.I. Sporting Goods in Apache Junction estimates he's seeing as much as 40 percent... (

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