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With pickup ban overturned, police expect fewer tickets

Flossmoor residents wishing to park their pickup trucks on the driveway can now do so without fear of being ticketed.For more than three decades, some residents have expressed discontent with the local zoning ordinance banning pickup trucks in residential areas. It was a controversial law that, at times, attracted national attention.On Jan. 7, Flossmoor village board members took the advice of residents who last fall overwhelmingly indicated the ordinance had been around long enough, and voted unanimously to overturn it.It's unlikely that the Flossmoor Police Department will miss the pickup parking ban. With the ban overturned . . .

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