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First committee OKs Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota

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ST. PAUL -- A dozen Wisconsin snowmobilers walked into Dave Erickson's bar and liquor store last Sunday wanting to buy alcoholic beverages to take back to the resort where they were staying.


But Erickson could not sell the booze because that would violate state law that bans Sunday liquor sales, something a Senate committee Wednesday narrowly voted to change.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.