Tenn. Town Moves to Limit Sales of ‘Street Newspaper’

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By: Kevin Walters | The Tennessean

FRANKLIN — Franklin leaders are proposing new rules curbing all manner of financial transactions on city streets — whether it’s the sale of Nashville’s “homeless newspaper,” donations to nonprofits or even kids’ lemonade stands.

Citing a need to increase motorist and pedestrian safety, Franklin leaders this week gave initial support to changing city rules to make it illegal for drivers to be given items such as newspapers while they’re inside a vehicle on a city street.

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