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War Zone

Homebased entrepreneurs fight to put zoning on the national agenda.

This story appears in the January 1998 issue of

Imagine working 16 hours a day, seven days a week to create your dream business. Then, just as you've got it up and running, an anonymous call to the authorities threatens everything you've built. That's exactly what happened to Colleen Wolf, who started communications and marketing company Wolf Prints Inc. in Yorklyn, Delaware, in 1992.

"I had converted a garage into an office," says Wolf. "It had a separate entrance and was attached to the house. Then, once it was finished, I put a sign in my front yard advertising the business."

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