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FAA Employee Arrested After Flying With Gun In Carryon

TSA says the FAA employee was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York after bypassing security screening in Atlanta.

WAOK-AM–01/16/2015

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Police Warn Against Celebratory Gunfire

Police in coastal Georgia are reminding gun owners not to fire weapons into the air during New Year’s Eve celebrations.

12/30/2014

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Study: 200,000 Bullied High School Students Bring Weapons To School

According to a new study, about 200,000 bullied high-school students in the United States bring weapons to school.

05/05/2014

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Gun Dealer Indicted On Weapons Charges

A south Georgia gun dealer is facing federal weapons charges.

04/05/2014

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Ga. Lawmaker: Campus Carry Provision To Be Dropped

A key Georgia lawmaker says a provision that would have allowed students to carry weapons on public college campuses will be dropped from a revised gun bill expected to be introduced soon.

01/23/2014

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17 Rifles Stolen From Bass Pro Shops In Macon

Authorities are investigating the thefts of 17 rifles from a Bass Pro Shop in Macon.

10/01/2013

The survey also found that between 42 percent and 60 percent of lethal violence occurs with a firearm, and that civilians hold about three-quarters of the approximately 875 million weapons worldwide. ( JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Survey: Civilians Hold 3/4 Of Total Worldwide Weapons

The vast majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts, a global survey of firearms revealed Tuesday.

07/02/2013

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Conflict Over Gun Rights Exposes Political Gap

ATLANTA (AP) — A push to expand gun owners’ rights in Georgia has exposed a political gap between the long-powerful National Rifle Association and a more strident group seeking to expand where people can carry […]

03/17/2013

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GOP-Backed Overhaul Of Georgia Gun Laws Taking Shape

Republican lawmakers are moving to loosen restrictions on where Georgians can carry or keep firearms.

03/04/2013

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Georgia Man Serving Prison Time For Telling False Information To Investigators

A metro Atlanta man has been sentenced after prosecutors say he falsely told investigators he was hired by terrorists to build a weapon to use on a passenger airplane.

05/14/2012

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