Boy Convinces Town to Scrap Snowball Fight Ban

"I want to be able to throw a snowball without getting in trouble."

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SEVERANCE, Colo. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept town of Severance, presented his arguments at a town board meeting Monday night, and members voted unanimously to lift the ban. “I think it’s an outdated law,”…

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