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Motorola Solutions reports increased profits on government spending

A MotorolSolutionssystem is used police car. Motorolis selling more equipment government entities such as police departments.  | John H.

A Motorola Solutionssystem is used in a police car. Motorola is selling more equipment to government entities, such as police departments. | John H. White~Chicago Sun-Times.

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Updated: November 26, 2012 7:10AM

Motorola Solutions reported Wednesday that net income rose to $206 million in the third quarter, up from $128 million the year before.

The communications gear maker said strong government spending fueled the better-than-expected results, according to Reuters.

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