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Published January 15, 2013, 01:08 PM

New York to OK 1st state gun law since Newtown massacre

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers were preparing to approve the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.

By: MICHAEL GORMLEY,Associated Press, Associated Press

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