|Samuels says he thought the hot dog giveaway was actually an illegal business.|
Former City Council member and current school board candidate Don Samuels is taking heat for calling the cops on a hot dog giveaway organized by Neighborhoods Organizing for Change on a sidewalk right outside its north Minneapolis headquarters at 911 W. Broadway Ave.
Samuels says he thought the hot dogs were being sold illegally by a group without a license to sell food. In fact, however, the dogs were given away as part of NOC's "impromptu pledge-to-vote barbecue," as a post on the organization's Facebook page puts it.
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