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Street vendors feel left out with Braves move

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Some Atlanta Braves street vendors feel squeezed out by the team's plans to move to Cobb County.

Larry Miller has been a street vendor for The Atlanta Braves for 25 years.  Miller says the team's move to Cobb County in 2017 will all but kill small vendors like him. He said that Braves games account for the bulk of his business.

Miller says the Braves new 60-acre stadium and entertainment district will be the equivalent of a clean zone.  That means no one but Braves approved and sanctioned businesses will operate outside the stadium's front door.

"That's going to be all brick and mortar," Miller said. "If you look at the construction of the entertainment row, it's all private property so there's no such thing as getting a vending permit."

A Cobb County spokesperson told FOX 5 that the plans haven't been made yet for street vendors at the new stadium. The representative said there would have to be an ordinance changed to allow street vending near the Braves new home.

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