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Voters To Decide Whether To Roll Back 70-30 Rule

Minneapolis voters will get the final say on the proposed changes to the city’s liquor laws. Currently, restaurants in residential neighborhoods have to follow the 70-30 rule, which means their sales have to be made up of at least 70 percent food and no more than 30 percent alcohol.

06/06/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-21-14

Minneapolis gets the SUPER BOWL! Highlights from today’s show can be found by clicking the link above!

05/21/2014

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Most Of 2014 Session Is Already Behind Lawmakers

Lawmakers will be less than a month from the mandatory session finish line when they return to the Capitol after Easter, but don’t be surprised if they make an earlier break for it. Much of the heavy lifting of the election-year session is done. Negotiators from the House, Senate and Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration forecast more ease than usual buttoning up remaining tax and budget bills.

04/12/2014

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U Of M Gets More Money For Alcohol At TCF Stadium

Officials with the University of Minnesota announced Wednesday they’ve no longer lost money on the sale of alcohol for Gophers football games at TCF Bank Stadium. That’s because the athletic department and its food and beverage provider, Aramark, have amended their contract.

05/15/2013

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U Of M Lost Money On Stadium Alcohol Sales

The University of Minnesota lost almost $16,000 last year on alcohol sales at football games, despite selling more than $900,000 worth of beer and wine.

03/19/2013

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Alcohol Sales To End At Start Of 3rd Quarter At Lambeau

The Green Bay Packers are already planning for a rowdy game this weekend, and they’re adjusting plans to make sure safety is a priority.

01/03/2013

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Mystic Lake Casino Hotel Announces Alcohol Sales

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel announced that it will begin offering beer, wine and liquor sales starting Wednesday.

11/07/2012

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DeBlog: Did Minnesota Used To Ban Booze On Election Day?

Minnesota — home of blue laws that ban alcohol sales on Sunday. We have city-run liquor stores here. We only recently allowed breweries to have their own tap rooms.

11/06/2012

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Previewing Alcohol Sales At TCF Bank Stadium

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are just a couple days away from starting their fourth season in their new football stadium. And for the first time, Gopher fans will be able to buy beer there.

09/06/2012

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‘U’ Board Votes To Allow Beer At TCF Stadium

Starting this fall, fans will be able to buy a beer at TCF Bank Stadium. The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted 10-1 to allow beer sales.

07/11/2012

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U Board Of Regents To Vote On Alcohol Wednesday

The Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota will vote Wednesday on a final plan to allow alcohol at TCF Bank Stadium during football games, according to officials.

07/10/2012

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Senate Approves Alcohol Sale At ‘U’ Stadium

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would let the University of Minnesota sell beer to the general public at University of Minnesota football games.

03/28/2012

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