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MIDWAY, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia have shut down a lemonade

stand run by three girls trying to save up for a trip to a water

park, saying they didn’t have a business license or the required

permits.

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Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar says police also didn’t know

how the lemonade was made, who made it or what was in

it.

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The girls had been operating for one day when Morningstar and

another officer cruised by.

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The girls needed a business license, peddler’s permit and food

permit to operate, even on residential property. The permits cost

$50 a day or $180 per year.

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One girl, 14-year-old Casity Dixon, says the three had to listen to

police and shut down.

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The girls are now doing chores and yard work to make

money.

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