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Arlington man trying to repeal ban on self-serve gasoline

Carl Wagner was trying to pick up his car after a repair at an Arlington service station last year when the attendant helping him kept being interrupted by people pulling in to buy gasoline.

When Wagner asked the employee why he kept running out to the gas pumps, he was surprised to find out that Arlington has a local law on the books prohibiting people from pumping their own gas.

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