By RICHARD WEATHERINGTON There is little doubt that local governments are given a lot of room in controlling land use and businesses within their local jurisdictions. But what happens when a local government’s changes take aim at a very specific pawnshop project? Pawn America Minnesota applied to the City of St. Louis Park on June[…]
By BILL KUNKEL Video games have been an established component of worldwide popular culture since 1971 when Magnavox introduced The Odyssey — the first interactive game playing system that interfaced with a TV set — and a California start-up company dubbed Atari introduced an arcade game called “Pong.”
By RICHARD WEATHERINGTON Whether a pawnbroker keeps or loses a firearms license can often depend on how the government or the courts interpret the willfulness of the broker’s violations, as a Wisconsin pawnbroker recently found out.