Emergency Law to Keep Booze Flowing for Dem Convention?
Obama and other Democratic Party headliners are set to be in Charlotte for
the nominating soirée held every four years, which kicks off with a Labor Day
party at a stock car track.
But the state's government-run liquor stores
are closed Sundays and for the Monday holiday. That presents a potential problem
for bars, restaurants and hotels needing to replenish depleted alcohol
To the rescue is a bipartisan group of lawmakers sponsoring a bill to keep
the state-run stores in Mecklenburg County, which includes Charlotte, open for
Labor Day 2012. Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue says she will sign the bill into
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