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Outdoors stores quietly continue to sell assault weapons

DUNDEE, Mich. — Some big retailers have curbed sales of assault weapons after last month’s school shooting in Florida. But several outdoor chains, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Gander Outdoors and Academy Sports, continue to sell assault-style rifles online and in stores as part of their mix of hunting equipment. The decision is in stark contrast to Dick’s Sporting Goods,…

Michigan company sending 2,000 kayaks to Texas, Louisiana to help with flood relief from hurricane

  MUSKEGON, Mich. — A western Michigan company is sending about 2,000 kayaks to parts of Texas and Louisiana to help with flooding relief and rescue efforts following Harvey. Retailer Walmart is buying the kayaks from Muskegon-based KL Outdoor, according to WOOD-TV . KL Outdoor is covering the shipping costs, said Chuck Smith, its chief executive. Walmart will sell or donate them in…