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Business Licenses And DC's 'Vintage' Stores

Should stores selling vintage furniture, secondhand books, or old records be regulated as "pawn shops" by the District? This is just one question being explored after several small businesses complained of a crackdown based on a 1904 law requiring stores that sell used goods to carry a pawn shop license. Join Kojo to find out what's going on.

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