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14 December 1999

Los Angeles Times

In a shift that troubles gun control supporters and divides police chiefs, Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona has forged ahead with a promise to ease restrictions on concealed weapon permits, boosting the number of licenses by more than half over the last year. As of early December, the Orange County Sheriff's Department had signed off on 482 concealed weapon permits, according to figures released Monday. That compares with 308 at the end of last year, when Sheriff Brad... (

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