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  • An aide said Burton plans to reintroduce a bill that would enclose the House's public galleries in something like Plexiglas, the kind of arrangement that shields liquor-store clerks.

    Returning to public, with more caution

  • On the other side, liquor-store owners predict financial disaster if they lose their monopoly on stronger brews.

    Colorado Abuzz Over Beer Bill

  • The license holder could drink, for example, only in an establishment where at least 75% of sales receipts were for food (no bars, no liquor-store purchases).

    Boing Boing

  • The battle over whether the state should permit sales of wine in grocery stores drew a showdown between New Yorkers for Economic Growth and Open Markets, financed by grocery chains, and the Coalition for the Last Store on Main Street, financed by liquor-store owners.

    Albany Lobby Efforts Shift

  • "This is beyond the realm of anything I ever thought in my wildest dreams," said Trevor Berg, a liquor-store owner in Walker, Minn.

    Shutdown Hits Happy Hour

  • On April 17, Mr. Paterson sent a letter to approximately 2,800 liquor-store owners to propose a medallion system.

    Grocery Store Wine Sales Advance

  • A Michigan liquor-store employee suspected in a three-state spree of knife attacks, including five killings, was arrested in Atlanta as he was preparing to board an overseas flight.

    Serial-Stabber Suspect Arrested at Airport

  • The following month, a bill that would have allowed stores to sell alcohol on Sundays died under fierce opposition from liquor-store lobbyists.

    Strapped States Find New Virtues in 'Vice'

  • They killed five people burning to death a liquor-store owner and his girlfriend desperately trying to get away.

    Res Ipsa Loquitur

  • Of the raft of new absinthes starting to get dusty on liquor-store shelves, Pernod is a pretty good middle ground -- flavorful, but not overly intense.

    Sampling Absinthe's Dubious Charms


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