Stories tagged: "alcohol"


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PA Lawmakers Try Anew to Toughen Penalty for Repeat DUI Drivers

Under the House bill, penalties would rise for those who receive multiple driving-under-the-influence convictions with higher blood-alcohol content levels.

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State Liquor Stores Are Rationing Booze: We Got the List

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is indefinitely rationing the purchase of certain bands of alcohol due to supply chain issues. Plan accordingly.

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Pennsylvania Liquor Stores Reopening: Here’s Where You’ll Be Able to Buy Booze on Friday

Of the 600 state-run liquor stores, 77 located in counties categorized in the yellow phase of the governor’s COVID-19 mitigation plan will begin limited sales this week.

In this April 16, 2020 photo cans are filled on a conveyor at the ShuBrew craft brewery, in Harmony, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Drink up, Pennsylvania: Nearly All Liquor Stores Will Offer Curbside Pickup Starting Monday

Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores have processed about $2.3 million worth of curbside orders since that program began on Monday.

In this April 16, 2020 photo, people line up to purchase Pennsylvania made liquor at Pennsylvania Libations in Pittsburgh's Strip District. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Attention, Pennsylvania: You Can Now Purchase Booze By Phone With Curbside Pickup

The month of relative sobriety has reinvigorated the perpetual debate over the state's Depression-era liquor store system.

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So Many Pennsylvanians Want Booze That the State Is Reopening 106 Liquor Stores

Gov. Tom Wolf's office gave the OK to reopen 106 of the state system's 600 stores for online fulfillment but not for public retail sales.

A pedestrian walks past a boarded up Wine and Spirits store, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Upper Darby, Pa. Pennsylvania has shut down all of its roughly 600 state-owned wine and liquor stores to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Sorry, Pennsylvania: Ohio Just Banned Out-of-State Alcohol Sales

"Any other time, we'd love to have visitors from Pennsylvania, but right now this creates an unacceptable public health issue,” Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Monday.