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16 April 2002

New York Times

Arrests for illegal handguns are considerably ahead of last year's pace, the mayor and the police commissioner said yesterday in announcing the strengthening of an effort to drive down the numbers of guns on the city's streets. At the same time, the number of shootings in the city is increasing, a trend that was underlined by a shooting of a man in Greenwich Village on Saturday that was reminiscent of a more violent era. The increases in those two barometers of crime... (

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