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Gun sales booming locally, nationally

It took just a day for James Campbell to sell every AR-15 rifle in his Carson City gunstore, about 15 of them, plus all the 300 30-round magazines for those rifles. By mid-week, all of the store’s .223 caliber ammunition was sold out, along with its military counterpart, the 5.56 mm.“The whole last 10 days have been crazy,” Campbell said after handling a slew of customers by late Friday.Campbell, owner of the America West Guns outlet he opened two years ago on South Carson Street, said business boomed after Connecticut gun slayings at a school prompted presidential remarks about gun …

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