Kasich signs orders on gun background checks, tracking

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fox8.com—Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed two executive orders intended to improve controls on gun buyers in the state. The Republican governor signed the orders Monday in the wake of inaction by the GOP-controlled Legislature on recommendations of his bipartisan working group on gun issues. The first order permanently establishes a compliance working group to keep trying to close gaps in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS. The second establishes emergency rules...

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