guns sales http://publicradiodelmarva.net en Virginia Gun Sales Hit Record High on Black Friday http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/virginia-gun-sales-hit-record-high-black-friday <p>RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is on pace to break its annual gun sales record following record transactions on Black Friday.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/1hxsNWT">Richmond Times-Dispatch</a> says Virginia State Police statistics show 3,902 gun transactions in the state on Black Friday. That broke the previous record of 3,856 transactions on the same day in 2012.</p><p>As of Monday, gun transactions totaled 431,693. The record is 432,387 set in 2012.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:27:18 +0000 Don Rush 45716 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Virginia Gun Sales Hit Record High on Black Friday Firearms Sales Bring In Big Tax Money for Wildlife Agency http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/firearms-sales-bring-big-tax-money-wildlife-agency <p>CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) - A state wildlife agency will get $1 million in federal funds from an excise tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition.</p><p>Paul Peditto, director of the Maryland Wildlife &amp; Heritage Service, tells <a href="http://bit.ly/1ceCjsE">The Times-News of Cumberland </a>that record firearms sales in the state the first nine months of 2013 means the service will get a 10 percent increase in its total budget.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:46:07 +0000 Don Rush 43729 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Firearms Sales Bring In Big Tax Money for Wildlife Agency Virginia Gun Sales Up http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/virginia-gun-sales <P>RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia gun sales surged to an apparent record high in 2012.</P> <P>State police statistics on gun buyers' mandatory criminal-background checks showed that there were 432,387 gun transactions last year. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:49:11 +0000 Don Rush 26994 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net