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House Passes Liquor Measures Without Sunday Shift

The Minnesota House has passed a bill permitting later bar hours during baseball’s All-Star Game, allowing continuation of beer sales at University of Minnesota football games and granting other liquor licenses around the state.

05/08/2014

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Total Wine Making A Splash In The Midwest

The parking lot has been full ever since Total Wine and More opened for business about a month ago in Roseville, Minn. With wide aisles, high ceilings and neatly stacked shelves, Total Wine feels more like its big box brethren than a traditional liquor store. Which is exactly what president David Trone was going for.

04/28/2014

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Minn. Panel Keeps Sunday Alcohol Bills Alive

A state senator pushing to undo Minnesota’s restrictions on Sunday liquor store sales has claimed an incremental victory while acknowledging he probably won’t get his full wish this year.

03/19/2014

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Best Wine Stores In The Twin Cities

This list features some of the best places around the Twin Cities to stock up on your favorite flavors as well as where and when to get free tastings, hear free music and find classes to brush up on your wine knowledge.

09/26/2013

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Minn. House Defeats Sunday Liquor Sales Effort

Stock up on booze on Saturday. The Minnesota House on Wednesday resoundingly rejected an effort to give liquor stores permission to open on Sundays. The measure went down on a 106-21 vote.

05/01/2013

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Senators To Talk Sunday Liquor Store Sales

Minnesotans who want liquor stores to open on Sundays said it’s about convenience, but opponents argued at a Senate committee hearing Monday that many liquor stores don’t want to increase costs by opening for another day.

02/25/2013

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Wis. Senate Approves Earlier Alcohol Sales

Buying booze in the early morning hours would get a little bit easier under a bill passed by the Wisconsin state Senate.

10/27/2011

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No Shutdown Relief For Minn. Liquor Sellers

The judge who oversees the Minnesota government shutdown is refusing to let the liquor keep flowing.

07/18/2011

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Bill Permitting Sunday Liquor Sales Advances

A proposed liquor law change long bottled up at Minnesota’s Capitol inched ahead Wednesday when a Senate committee voted to permit booze sales in stores on Sundays and all holidays.

03/16/2011

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‘U’ Liquor Store Owners Expect Big Business

Minneapolis liquor store owner George Medich says he doesn’t know what happens to his little liquor bottles after they’re purchased, but he has an idea.

12/20/2010

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