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Beer and Politics: Ohio Statehouse Mulls Adding a Basement Bar

File this under “never going to happen.” A caterer who runs the Capitol Cafe in the basement of the Ohio Statehouse wants to turn the space into a pub for after-hours events.  Lawmakers and the public would be able to reserve the space in the evenings, after all the touring schoolchildren are back home and […]

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Alaska Law Calls for Lowering Drinking Age to 18 for Military

“If you get shot at, you can have a shot.” That’s the thinking of Alaska State Representative Bob Lynn (R-Anchorage), a Vietnam vet who’s behind a bill that would lower the state’s drinking age to 18 for every person who can show a valid armed forces identification. He’s also calling for lowering the tobacco buying […]

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