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President Barack Obama speaks to Minnesota law enforcement officials, lawmakers and local leaders Monday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center about his plan to curb gun violence. Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey

Obama in Minnesota: Americans need to push for gun violence solution


MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday he had the support of at least one member of an audience of law enforcement officials, lawmakers and local leaders on that point.

"We need to do our duties and have a voice in the discussion and be at the table," Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels said.

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