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Brandon biometrics firm merges fingerprinting and smartphones

BRANDON- Fingerprints probably haven’t changed much over the years but the technology that collects and stores them sure has. Long gone are the days when “getting printed” meant rolling fingers through messy ink onto cards and watching as the prints are carefully dried and filed away in a large binder or metal drawer. Today, childcare facilities, hospitals and law enforcement ...

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Senate blocks expanded gun sale background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans, backed by rural-state Democrats, blocked legislation Wednesday to tighten restrictions on the sale of firearms, rejecting personal pleas made by families of the victims of last winter’s mass elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Attempts to ban assault-style rifles and high capacity ammunition magazines also faced certain defeat in a series of showdown votes four ...

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