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Military-style rifles selling fast in Northern Minnesota, Wisconsin


DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Gun dealers in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin are reporting a spike in sales of semi-automatic rifles amid renewed talk in Washington of a federal ban on assault weapons.

"I despise the term 'panic buying,' but I don't have any other word for it. We're out of them," Pat Kukull, owner of Superior Shooters Supply in Superior, Wis., said of semi-automatic rifles. She said other kinds of guns are also selling well.

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