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Bill filed to allow liquor sales on Sunday

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As Governor Bev Perdue tries to make money for the state by increasing taxes on alcohol and tobacco, some lawmakers want to loosen the state’s liquor laws.

Senator Tony Rand filed a bill to allow liquor sales on Sundays across North Carolina. The decision to allow the Sunday sales would then be up to cities and counties.

Industry analysts say the extra day of sales could bring in about $5.5 million in tax revenue.

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As Governor Bev Perdue tries to make money for the state by increasing taxes on alcohol and tobacco, some lawmakers want to loosen the state’s liquor laws.

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