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Brazilian cities crack down on nightclubs after deadly fire

Mauro Hoffman (R), who is one of the owners of the Boate Kiss nightclub, is pictured after turning himself in at the police station in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Mauro Hoffman (R), who is one of the owners of the Boate Kiss nightclub, is pictured after turning himself in at the police station in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013....more

Mauro Hoffman (R), who is one of the owners of the Boate Kiss nightclub, is pictured after turning himself in at the police station in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Police officers stand at the entrance of the Boate Kiss nightclub in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER)

Police officers stand at the entrance of the Boate Kiss nightclub in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER)

Police officers stand at the entrance of the Boate Kiss nightclub in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER)
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People gather in front of the Kiss nightclub, which killed 231 people, in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

People gather in front of the Kiss nightclub, which killed 231 people, in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE...more

People gather in front of the Kiss nightclub, which killed 231 people, in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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People march in tribute to the victims of the Kiss nightclub fire in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER)

People march in tribute to the victims of the Kiss nightclub fire in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER)

People march in tribute to the victims of the Kiss nightclub fire in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital Porto Alegre, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: DISASTER)
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