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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.

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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