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  1. Booze News
    State Senate Says Private Booze Sales Are a Low PriorityDwundling tax revenues and the lack of a budget plan are a much higher priority.
  2. Booze News
    Latest LCB Privatization Plan Will Keep State’s Liquor Stores OpenThough changes were plenty, the proposal passed committee and could go to the House for vote this week.
  3. Booze News
    Here We Go Again: Plans Introduced to Privatize the State’s Liquor StoresThe latest plan to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business met resistance before it hit the Governor’s desk.
  4. Booze You Can Use
    Run For the Border: Cherry Hill Okays Booze Sales at Grocery Stores and Big-Box
  5. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Plan Doesn’t Add Up For SchoolsWe knew it wouldn’t be long until the other shoe dropped in this latest chapter of the privatization saga.
  6. Booze News
    Now Liquor Store Privatization Will Generate $1 Billion for Public SchoolsThe latest plan calls for turning over money raised from auctioning off liquor licenses to public schools.
  7. Booze News
    Outgoing LCB Chief to Get the Last LaughHis return to the booze board as a consultant is totally legal and legit.
  8. Booze News
    Here We Go Again: Corbett Zeroing In On Plans to Cut Pennsylvania’s LiquorStrap yourselves in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.
  9. Temporary Closings
    Agiato Closes… AgainThis latest interruption in service is the third time in a year the restaurant’s gone dark.
  10. Booze News
    Now We’re Really Screwed: Sandy Prompts LCB to Close Liquor StoresState liquor stores are closed.
  11. Booze News
    LCB’s ‘Convenience 2020’ Not So Convenient Here In 2012The program aims to make buying booze, beer and groceries a one-stop trip.
  12. Recalls
    Aye Carumba: LCB Recalls TequilaBottles of 1800 brand tequila’s may have small glass particles inside.
  13. Booze News
    Proposed Changes to Beer Sales Has Tavern Owners Bent Out of ShapeEfforts to allow beer distributors to sell six-packs could cut into bar-owners’ profits from take-out sales.
  14. Booze You Can Use
    Noir Finally Gets the Go-Ahead to Start Pouring BoozeThe booze started flowing on Friday.
  15. Booze News
    Corbett Would Like to Give LCB’s CEO the BootThe Governor expects to eliminate the CEO position altogether.
  16. Booze News
    Breaking: The Privatization Debate Is Officially Declared Dead!Lawmakers will spend what little time remains in this session working out the state’s budget.
  17. Booze News
    Inspector General’s Investigation Confirms What Everyone Suspected: TheSurely this won’t go over well if and when the privatization debate resumes.
  18. Booze News
    The Liquor Store Privatization Debate Appears to Be DeadLawmakers never resume debating the issue yesterday, and it’s doubtful they will before their summer break.
  19. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Debate BeginsThere’s still no sign of whether or not it will pass.
  20. Booze News
    A Vote on Liquor Store Privatization Could Come as Soon as MondayPennsylvania’s House GOP is going to try to show they aren’t just talking the talk.
  21. Booze News
    Lawmakers Renew Efforts For Liquor Store PrivatizationThe latest charge comes too little, too late, and seems like a lame effort to save face.
  22. Booze News
    The State’s Top GOP Senator Has Doubts About Liquor Store PrivatizationHe fears plans to privatize will tank.
  23. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Going Nowhere FastAt least the conversation now includes beer distributors.
  24. Booze News
    Don’t Hold Your Breath Waiting For Home Wine ShippingTurzai and supporters are still hoping that last year’s dead-in-the-water privatization bill still has a chance.
  25. Booze You Can Use
    Pennsylvania State Senate Approves Direct Wine ShipmentsUnder new rules, drinkers will be able to buy as much as 24 bottles at a time directly from out-of-state wineries.
  26. Mediavore
    LCB Double-Billed Customers in November; Binge Eating: It’s a Thing NowPlus: Sizzler is making a comeback; and in spite of outbreaks of illness, raw milk advocates say they won’t stop drinking the stuff, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. App-etizing
    LCB: Now There’s an App For That, TooWhile privatization hawks continue with their empty threats, the LCB is moving forward with its modernization efforts.
  28. Booze News
    Liquor Store Privatization Now Taking a Backseat to ModernizationAll this talk of privatization has amounted to nothing more than a bunch of hot air.
  29. Booze News
    Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back to the Liquor Store…One of privatization’s biggest supporters is sticking to his guns, and his State House seat.
  30. Booze News
    LCB to the Rest of Pennsylvania: Drink It Up, Suckers!The new year brings good fortune for the once embattled booze board.
  31. Mediavore
    LCB Dispatches More Metal Detectors to Nuisance Bars; Energy Drink Makers TargetPlus: Whiskey in a can is a thing now; and restaurateurs scramble to make payroll as states enact minimum wage hikes, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Booze You Can Use
    Rules Changed For Over-the-Bar Beer Sales in PhillyRestaurants and retailers with licenses to sell beer will no longer be required to obtain an off premises permit.
  33. Booze News
    Not Only Isn’t the LCB Going Away, It’s Mulling Price Hikes!In the end the embattled booze board gets the last laugh.
  34. Mediavore
    Kildare’s Reopens After Being Cited for Serving Minors; Hail Storm ofPlus: McDonald’s cops a farm-to-table stance; and bootleg liquor claims 115 lives in India, all in our morning news roundup.
  35. Booze News
    A New Proposal For Privatization Gets House Liquor Committee’s ApprovalThe new plan will allow beer distributors and supermarkets to sell wine, but doesn’t scrap the state store system.
  36. Beef
    LCB Stokes More Controversy, and This Time It’s With an Ad CampaignIn what was meant to be a warning about the dangers of drinking, the LCB shifts rape’s blame form rapist to victim.
  37. Booze News
    The Only Thing Pennsylvanians Hate More Than The LCB Are the Plans to Scrap ItCritics argue that a bill introduced earlier this doesn’t cut it.
  38. Booze News
    Not So Fast: LCB’s Privatization Caught in LimboThe pathway to privatization is a tough row to hoe.
  39. Booze News
    Pour One Out For the LCBThe study says that selling off the state’s liquor stores is what’s best for Pennsylvania, its finances and its residents.
  40. Booze News
    FreeMyDrink Invokes Red Scare Tactics to Combat the LCBThe debate gets pushed into realms of absurdity.
  41. Booze News
    Look Out LCB, the Ax Is About to Fall!The new 23-member panel will begin deliberating the future of PA’s liquor store system in coming weeks.
  42. Mediavore
    LCB’s Flood Tax May Actually Get Used For Helping Flood Victims; GrocersPlus: “Pan-Am” brings back the era of haute in-flight dining; and there could be a biological connection to kids sugary cravings, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Booze News
    One Million Dollars and a Whole Lot of Stupid Later, LCB Finally Pulls the PlugAt long last the state has decided to call it “Game Over.”
  44. Booze News
    Here’s the Final Nail in the Wine Kiosk Program’s CoffinThe state’s audit shows the kiosk program is wasteful and a complete failure.
  45. Mediavore
    Booze Sales Spiked In the Run-Up to Irene; Starbucks Is Coming to an Office NearPlus: The National Guard airlifts supplies to residents in washed out areas of Vermont; and Krispy Kreme ups its coffee game, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Booze News
    Now Wal-Mart’s Pulling the Plug on Wine KiosksWal-Mart’s plans deliver yet another sharp blow to the LCB and its troubled wine vending machine program.
  47. Booze News
    Sadly Cheap Boxed Wine Is Now the Center of the LCB Privatization DebateLCB CEO and Pennsylvania politicians just don’t see eye to eye when it comes to boxed wine.
  48. Booze News
    Can You Say ‘Kiosk-Gate?’Turzai unearthed an LCB internal memo that recommended that the booze board not get tangled up with the wine kiosks.
  49. Booze News
    Finally Someone’s Posing Some Serious Questions in the PrivatizationFrom the get-go the discussion has been dominated with talk of prices and selection.
  50. Booze News
    It’s Game Over For PLCB’s ‘Worst Idea Ever’The machine’s makers are into the state for $1 million.
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