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File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Shootings Prompt Debate Over Guns In R.I.

Proposals to ban semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines and impose a $100-per-gun fee to register a firearm with police are all under consideration as state lawmakers in Rhode Island prepare for a major gun policy debate following the elementary school massacre in Connecticut.

03/03/2013