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The 5 Ways I Promise Not to Embarrass My Daughters

Erica Ford | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Erica Ford

I promise not to flop onto her bed when her friends are over, fan out a bunch of Tiger Beat magazines and ask, "So who do you guys think is cuter? Zack from Saved by the Bell, or Ricky from Silver Spoons?"*

Buying Liquor Could Get Way Easier

Pew's Stateline | Elaine S. Povich | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Walmart Campaigns To Sell Alcohol In Dry Home-County

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home

By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 23 (Reuters) -- A campaign backed by two Walmart heirs seeking to allow retail alcohol sales in ...

Liquor Law Could Crimp Super Bowl Parties

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home

INDIANAPOLIS — Rich Pontolillo might merit a toast for his Super Bowl party preparations. He has beer and liquor stocked up ahead of the first S...

State Reverses Prohibition-Era Liquor Law

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

Washington voters have approved a plan to privatize liquor sales, siding with Costco in the costliest initiative campaign in state history. Unofficia...

Raise the Bar: An Effort To Change Some Arcane Liquor Laws

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

I have begun an effort to change the law, to make it legal for Iowa bars and restaurants to employ their skills to make cocktails better and more enjoyable, and return to a time when the cocktail was considered a high art.

Utah Struggles With Liquor Laws Mandating Bartenders Be Hidden From View

Posted 08.01.2011 | Home

Utah is currently struggling with draconian liquor laws that mandate that restaurant bartenders must be hidden from public view and that 70 percent of...

Wine Coming Back To New York Supermarkets?

Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

A bill was introduced in Albany yesterday that would allow New York grocery stores to sell wine, just as it's sold in many other states, reports The W...

DRYING OUT? 'Floatopia' May Be Crushed By New Liquor Laws

Wall Street Journal | CONOR DOUGHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO--Consuming alcohol is illegal on this city's famous beaches. But, thanks to a loophole authorities are now trying to close, drinking a few f...

States Seek To Privatize Liquor Stores, Distribution Centers

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lawmakers in several states with tight control of liquor sales are considering legislation that would shift the job to private industry, saving money ...

Sunday Liquor Sales In Colorado Lead To Extra $2 Million In Tax Revenue For State

The Denver Daily News | Gene Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Distilled Spirits Council reported yesterday that Sunday liquor sales have helped Colorado's alcohol tax revenues grow 6 percent over the past yea...