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Some businesses temporarily banned from opening in Northport

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12 businesses have been banned from opening in Northport, for now.

The city council passed a 6 month moratorium on title or pay day loan shops, check cashing businesses, tobacco shops, adult entertainment stores, and hand car wash shops.

City leaders say Northport has an abundance of that type of business, and it is hurting the city's ability to attract bigger retailers.

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