MARTIN GRIFFITHThe Associated Press

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January 20, 2013
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20 lawmakers attend NRA event

Nearly one-third of Nevada’s 63 lawmakers attended an invitation-only event the National Rifle Association hosted Saturday at a Las Vegas shooting range, organizers said.Some 20 lawmakers from Southern Nevada learned about various firearms, including handguns, assault weapons and machine guns, before they were allowed to fire them at Battlefield Vegas, said Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas.A similar event is planned for Northern Nevada lawmakers, but details have not been announced.More Democrats than Republicans showed up Saturday, Fiore said, and most of the lawmakers took advantage of the opportunity to fire all kinds of weapons. She declined to identify them, saying …

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