Minneapolis residents push for stricter door-to-door salespeople rules

FOX 9 reports homeowners in several south metro neighborhoods are calling for the city to adopt a law that would force salespeople to wear ID badges as part of an effort to cut down on fraud.
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FOX 9 reports homeowners in several south metro neighborhoods are calling for the city to adopt a law that would force salespeople to wear ID badges as part of an effort to cut down on fraud.

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