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House kicks off 3 days of hearings on guns

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The national debate over guns has come to Minnesota's Capitol as lawmakers begin marathon hearings on a dozen proposed changes to state gun laws.

A huge crowd turned out Tuesday at the House Public Safety Committee's first of three days of hearings on gun bills. The first to be discussed were universal background checks for gun buyers and more mental health screening for handgun permit applicants.

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