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24 January 2000

Dallas Morning News (Texas)

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans foundation spent more than twice what it expected in a gun drive aimed at reducing the number of firearms in the city. At least 190 people turned over their weapons for $50 apiece from the Velocity Foundation, which spent $9,500 Saturday for guns it will turn over to police to be destroyed. About 10 percent of those who showed up had to leave with their weapons because the money ran out, said the Rev. Norwood Thompson Jr., who helped... (

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