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Council could appeal controversial security guard ordinance

JACKSON — The Jackson City Council could repeal a controversial law requiring convenience stores to hire security guards as soon as next month. The law hasn’t been enforced since the council passed it 4-2 in September, because it doesn’t list any penalties for violating it. Under the law, 24-hour convenience stores have to keep a security guard on duty from ...

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Officials second-guess store security law

JACKSON — Some Jackson officials are questioning whether a new city law on convenience store security is enforceable, and some store owners say the law will unreasonably increase their costs of doing business. The city council voted last month to require each 24-hour convenience store to have a security guard on duty from midnight to 5 a.m. Convenience stores that ...

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