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2008-08-06 03:00:39

By Jeff Mosier, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 6--FORT WORTH -- Voters citywide will decide in November whether to expand alcohol sales to the last two dry areas of Fort Worth.

2008-07-09 09:00:42

Seventy-five years after the repeal of Prohibition, state lawmakers across the country are marking the anniversary by relaxing or eliminating some laws that have restricted alcohol sales since as long ago as the 1930s.

2005-07-12 18:14:33

ROCKPORT, Mass. (Reuters) - An ice-cold tumbler of vodka garnished with two speared pearl onions made history on Tuesday as the first alcoholic drink sold since 1933 in the coastal town of Rockport, Massachusetts.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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