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By Don Thompson
In the wake of sweeping decisions by Governor Jerry Brown to veto or sign 14 gun-control bills before him Friday, local weapon retailers and gun advocates reacted with mixed emotions.
Narciso Morales, 30, of Oakhurst, was sentenced to an “aggravated” prison term of 63 years and 4 months Friday for his conviction on 16 felo-nies, according to authorities.
Top staff at schools honored