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posted: 1/10/2013 9:37 PM

Minneapolis, Milwaukee mayors hold gun summit

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  • Minneapolis Police Chief Renee Harteau addresses a Regional Gun Summit news conference hosted by Minneapolis Major R.T. Rybak, right, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, left, Thursday in Minneapolis.

    Minneapolis Police Chief Renee Harteau addresses a Regional Gun Summit news conference hosted by Minneapolis Major R.T. Rybak, right, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, left, Thursday in Minneapolis.
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With the gun control debate heating up nationally, several mayors, police chiefs and prosecutors from around the Upper Midwest gathered Thursday and said strong community partnerships, interagency collaboration and greater access to data on firearms are keys to preventing the violence they see every day.

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