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Bob's Guns is the biggest dealer in Norfolk, Va. The store also has among the highest number of guns recovered at crime scenes. Owner Robert Marcus says that he is a responsible seller despite the stats. The Post investigates this apparent paradox.
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When police recover a gun at a crime scene and want to know the last known owner, they send a trace request to the ATF's National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, W. Va. The center is an ever-growing repository of guns sales data from out of business dealers from across the country.
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The Firearms Examination Unit of the PG County Police (Md.) is a real-life CSI, complete with a bullet and shell recovery tank, comparative microscopes and a gun library of 1,300 crime guns. The lab's examiners were instrumental in linking the shell casings from the murder of Jerrod Falls to the Glock possessed by convicted felon Erik Dixon.
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Tim and Shannon Maxwell have worked to overcome the challenges their marriage now faces because of Tim's brain injury. Even as Tim struggles with how people see him differently after his injury, he works to help other combat-wounded soldiers.
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After he sustained a traumatic brain injury in 2006, John Barnes came home with a different personality. He struggled with a drug habit and was unable to manage his finances and make good decisions. Barnes has since moved back in with his mother and now works with a life skills coach to meet his goals.
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After metallic fragments from a rocket-propelled grenade penetrated his brain, Spc. Robert Warren forgot his wife was pregnant and could not remember the names of simple objects. We document four months of his recovery to see how doctors help him regain what he has lost.
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As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan go on, the number of traumatic brain injuries incurred by service members has risen dramatically. Doctors are finding that these injuries can permanently alter soldiers' personalities and forever impact their lives.
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The culmination of a four-week course in civil affairs is a role-playing field exercise on Quantico Marine Base for marines before they deploy to Afghanistan. The course transforms Camp Upshur into "Upshuristan" and aims to teach marines how to interact with local populations.
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The District's fashionistas descended upon Georgetown for Fashion's Night Out. Georgetown's event featured over eighty stores, restaurants and salons with extended hours, special events and promotions. Vogue's Anna Wintour dreamed up the event last year in New York to revive a fashion industry hit hard by the economy. This year, the event expanded with celebrations in cities worldwide.