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Members of Bad Weather Burlesque, Jen Walla, from left, Mary Purcell, Amanda Nygard, Sabrina Hornung and Sarah Schaan are seen in this Nov. 30, 2010, file photo in Fargo. FNS Photo by John Lamb

Burlesque performer seeks exemption in proposed West Fargo ordinance

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WEST FARGO - A proposed ordinance here requiring adult performers to be licensed is ruffling the feathers of at least one local burlesque performer.


The ordinance is meant to curb illegal activities related to the business of stripping and escorts, but Gennifer Christianson says it’s not fair to legitimate performers who just happen to have nudity in their act.

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