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State attorneys general urge US ATF to discard proposed ammo ban
Reuters
The attorneys general of Montana and 22 other states are urging U.S. firearms regulators to drop a proposed ban on a type of ammunition popular with shooting sports enthusiasts but which regulators said could be used by criminals to harm police. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives last month proposed prohibiting the manufacture and sale for the general public of a certain type of military-grade ammunition, M855 5.56 mm, widely used in the AR-15 rifle, because it can pierce protective vests or soft body armor worn by police.
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New pawnshop requirement a good move to some, irks others in Georgia community
The Brunswick News‎
A new ordinance requiring pawnshop owners in unincorporated Glynn County, Georgia, to take photos of people selling goods and log their information into an online database will enhance the ability of detectives to solve property crimes like burglaries, Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said. But some pawnbrokers see the new requirements as more red tape stuck to an already hefty list of rules and regulations regarding how they report the merchandise moving through their stores.
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Sony launches PlayStation Vue as bigger, pricier Internet TV
CNET
Sony launched its PlayStation Vue, an Internet TV service accessible — for now — just through its gaming console and only in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago. The entry-level price is $49.99 a month.
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Pawnshop to take over lumber site in Richmond, Kentucky
The Richmond Register
The Richmond Planning Commission approved a development plan for the former Hicks Lumber site in Richmond, Kentucky. The plan calls for the demolition of the Hicks building and construction of a 6,000 square-foot facility that will be the new home of Wade's Pawn Shop.
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Police: Florida man steal more than $80,000 worth of recording devices
The Palm Beach Post
A contractor for a Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, technology company is accused of stealing more than $80,000 worth of recording devices and pawning them. Paul Lewis, 34, made dozens of pawn transactions over the course of seven months and netted about $36,000 in payments from selling devices he stole from 1450, Inc., according to an arrest report. A company owner said the total wholesale loss to the business was nearly $84,000.
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Fire breaks out at Value Pawn in Tampa, Florida
WTSP-TV
Tampa fire rescue responded to an automatic fire alarm at Value Pawn and Jewelry. Upon arrival firefighter saw heavy smoke coming from the roof of the single story commercial building. Firefighters entered the building with a hose line and found the automatic sprinkler system working.
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Microsoft will let you unlock Windows 10 with your face
CNN Money
Microsoft introduced the latest new feature for Windows 10, called Windows Hello. The security tool will let you access your PC through facial recognition, an iris scan or a read of your fingerprint. But before you get ready for your closeup, you'll need get some special equipment — most PCs don't come with biometric scanners installed (though some do). Windows Hello is primarily targeted at businesses and government agencies.
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3 men rob Phoenix pawnshop
KNXV-TV
Officials are searching for the suspects who robbed a pawnshop in Phoenix. Phoenix police said three armed black men wearing ski masks entered the Super Pawn.
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