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St. Augustine vote silences street performers

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Updated: 7/08/2013 10:39 pm
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- St. Augustine city leaders have extended the ban on street performers.

The ban NOW extends from Hypolita Street east to Charlotte Street in historic downtown, and will take affect in 10 days.

A previous ban included the area just west of St. George Street.


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RiverRat - 7/9/2013 9:24 AM
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Busking by legitimate musicians is one thing, unfortunately most of these are nothing but bums and panhandlers with a musical instrument.

Realchange - 7/8/2013 11:29 PM
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The people of St Augustine need to make sure they have recall legislation ready. When politicians start deciding what American citizens can and cannot do on the streets fascism is not far behind. Voters in St. Augustine be warned citizens trying hard to make an honest living are being forced out of existence. Trying make a street performer into criminal in city that relies on tourism is very evil.
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