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Sunday Alcohol Sales Should Be Permitted

By   /  October 21, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox, Opinion, Outlook  /   Comments


Tweet   Back in 2002, Albany leaders told voters that Sunday alcohol sales would help boost the economy. This was only for restaurants with at least 50 percent of their business coming from food, or hotels with 50 percent of their business in lodging. The majority of voters said yes to the Sunday sales, and [...]

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Exorcise Blue Laws Once and for All

By   /  October 21, 2011  /  Letter to the editor, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet   Any way you look at it, blue laws – which deliberately exist to enforce religious standards – are the end result of politics rather than logic, decency or good government. And any way you look at it, laws that exist because of politics are disgusting. Southern and Midwestern states began passing laws to [...]

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