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NRA’s Women On Target program helps introduce local women to recreational shooting

NRA’s Women On Target program helps introduce local women to recreational shooting

After the horn sounded and red overhead lights flashed, signaling cease fire on the shooting range, Jeanette Lagorio couldn't wait to see how she did.

Lagorio and about a dozen other women and their instructors walked 75 feet to inspect the targets, stapled to a wooden frame reinforced by a mound of dirt and hay. As they each plucked their bullseye for a closer look, shouts of delight echoed across the yard.

The loudest came from the 76-year-old grandmother.

None of Lagorio's eight shots missed the roughly 7-inch diameter circle printed on an 8x11 sheet of office paper. Three hit the inner three rings, and one was about an inch away from the exact...

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