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No Spit? Minneapolis man fined $115 dollars for spitting on the sidewalk

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MINNEAPOLIS – A 21-year-old from Minneapolis said he was getting over an illness and he spit as he was walking.

He quickly learned that’s illegal in Minneapolis.

Police officers driving by in Dinkytown cited him for spitting, which carries a hefty fine.

According to the city ordinance if you spit on sidewalks, bus or public areas it’s a $115 misdemeanor.