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Gun permit applications surge in Twin Cities

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More people in the Twin Cities are applying for gun permits in the aftermath of the Connecticut elementary school shooting.

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Anoka County had 36 applications Monday and another 32 on Tuesday, both of which set a one-day record. Sheriff's Cmdr. Paul Sommer says when there's talk of new gun control efforts, there's an uptick in permit applications.

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