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Senate gun bill will get an overhaul

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State Sen. Kwame Raoul, a Chicago Democrat

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Todd Vandermyde of the NRA shows a gun stock during a committee hearing on assault weapons in February at the Capitol in Springfield. The Senate has a concealed carry bill that maybe a compromise between Chicago lawmakers fighting street violence and downstate moderates who want easier access to guns.

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An Illinois state senator said Monday he will rework legislation allowing the carrying of concealed guns that emerged last week after concerns about extra levels of scrutiny for Chicago and Cook County, but he defended the proposal against complaints that it was more restrictive than first touted.
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