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Beretta Gun Factory Leaving Maryland

For nearly 40 years, Beretta has been making handguns, shotguns and semiautomatic rifles at its factory in southern Prince George's County. Now, the company says Maryland's new gun control laws are prompting it to close its Accokeek factory and move the 160 jobs there to a new plant in Tennessee. Kojo looks at the implications for Maryland and its governor's race.

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