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Beer Distributors Get OK From PLCB To Sell 12-Packs

You won’t be forced to buy a case of beer if you go to the beer distributor now.


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More Pa. Wine Choices Soon Available To Public

When you think grape vineyards, most think California. But this vineyard is just one of 170 in Pennsylvania, including 17 in southwestern Pa., the fastest growing part of the state for wineries.


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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 30, 2013

It was another packed show on the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News. Here are some of the highlight’s in case you missed anything.

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Super Bowl, Boy Scouts And The Vine App

Tuesday’s edition of the KDKA Afternoon News featured more updates from the Super Bowl, the Boy Scouts’ possible policy change on gays and who could turn out to be the next head of the Port Authority.

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State Sen. Ferlo Supports Kennywood’s Revised Alcohol Plan

State Sen. Jim Ferlo is backing off his criticism of Kennywood’s plan to sell beer.


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Liquor Control Board Develops App For Android Phones

As state lawmakers wrestle with whether to privatize the sale of bottled alcohol in Pennsylvania, the Liquor Control Board (LCB) is trying to convince consumers that it is one of the most technologically savvy state agencies around.


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Backlash Of Liquor Control Board Ads Discussed

The “couldn’t say no” ad was part of the PLCB’s media campaign saying to much alcohol is directly related to negative consequences.


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Liquor Control Board To Permit Home Delivery Of Alcohol

It used to be that you could order alcohol online from Liquor Control Board and have it shipped to a state store where you would pick it up, but the LCB has now started a pilot program where they’ll ship it right your home.


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Major Grocery Chain Pulls Out Of Wine Kiosk Program

Wine kiosks at the grocery store could be short-lived. Wegmans, a major supermarket chain in the northeast, wants those kiosks out of their Pennsylvania stores back east.


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LCB Making Efforts to Avoid Privatization

Wendell Young IX, President of the UFCW Local 1776, joined Robert Mangino to discuss the LCB’s most recent efforts to avoid privatization of state liquor sales.

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Liquor Control Board Mulls Opening More Stores On Sundays

With the threat of privatization looming, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has come up with a proposal that would keep the system under state control.


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Privatizing Liquor Sales in PA

Pittsburgh (Newsradio 1020 KDKA)  With the Commonwealth fighting through serious financial hardships, and a new governor in place, the goal of cutting government spending is clear.  The cuts are inevitable.  What entities they impact are […]

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Plan To Privatize State Stores Gets New Life

Control of the Pennsylvania governor’s mansion switched parties Tuesday night, just as it has every eight years since World War II. One place where you may see the impact of Tom Corbett’s election is at […]