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Minnesota Sheriffs propose improved gun background checks

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun.

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Olson and a coalition of sheriffs, attorneys and mental health advocates who want changes to ensure treatment for the mentally ill to reduce the chances they will turn to violence.

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