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The headquarters of gun manufacturer Sig Sauer in Newington, N.H. (Lisa Marie Pane/AP)
The headquarters of gun manufacturer Sig Sauer in Newington, N.H. (Lisa Marie Pane/AP)
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The United States Army has awarded $580 million contract to gun manufacturer Sig Sauer to produce a new pistol. It's a major deal for company that is based in Newington, New Hampshire.

As Todd Bookman (@toddbookman) from Here & Now contributor New Hampshire Public Radio reports, some residents of the little town are feeling proud.

This article was originally published on February 27, 2017.

This segment aired on February 28, 2017.

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