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March 30. 2013 1:26PM

Gun companies wooed by N.H. conservatives

CONCORD, N.H. – Firearms manufacturers upset over newly restrictive gun laws and proposals in their home states are getting a message from other places: Move here, where the climate is favorable to your products and so are the tax codes.

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