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4 September 2002


SUFFOLK — Residents soon could be required to get fingerprinted every time they apply for a permit to carry a concealed handgun. The City Council is expected to vote today on the measure that a gun-shop owner triggered when he recently applied for a new five-year permit. Richard Harris, who's been carrying a concealed weapon since 1974, reapplied in August for his new permit. When asked for his police-issued fingerprint card, the 57-year-old former councilman... (

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