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Steward Health Care parent company owns gun firm

Guns and hospitals may seem an unusual pairing in an investment portfolio, but not for Cerberus Capital Management.

The New York investment firm that controls the Steward Health Care System hospital chain in Boston also owns the company that makes the semiautomatic rifle that Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., last Friday.

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