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Sailor's World Famous Tattoos forced to move

WICHITA — After less than three months in business, Raul Tanguma and Justin Haas have to move their Sailor's World Famous Tattoos from Towne West Square.

"I guess today . . . is going to be our last day — maybe," Tanguma says.

"We're just not zoned right for the city.”

The city notified him he has to close by Wednesday.

"I think it's an issue that probably can be . . . resolved," Tanguma says.

But he doesn't think he can wait for a resolution.

"If you're not working, you're not making any money."

So Tanguma thinks he'll have to move instead. He already has a spot in mind, but that's not his first choice.

"I'd really like to stay in the mall," he says. "I don't think there's any big opposition to it.”

Tanguma met with city officials today.

"It could not be our last day is what I keep hoping."

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