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Barber pole battle returns to Minn. Capitol

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is closer to legally reserving those swirling red, white and blue cylinders for licensed barbershops.

A clause in a giant House budget bill would make it illegal to display a barber pole without a barber's license. The measure was on the table last year but didn't advance. At least 10 states have similar restrictions.

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