NEWS EDITION: Proposition 125, allowing Colorado grocery stores to sell wine, remains too close to call

The fate of Proposition 125, which would allow Colorado grocery stores to sell wine, remains undecided as counties continue to process their final ballots from last week’s midterm election. As of Monday evening, the contest stands at 50.41 percent in favor to 49.59 percent against.
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Proposition 125, allowing Colorado grocery stores to sell wine, remains too close to call

“The fate of Proposition 125, which would allow Colorado grocery stores to sell wine, remains undecided as counties continue to process their final ballots from last week’s midterm election. 

As of Monday evening, the contest stands at 50.41 percent in favor to 49.59 percent against. The measure appears to be leaning toward victory, with yes votes outpacing no’s by a tally of more than 19,000, according to the Secretary of State’s office. But thousands of ballots have yet to be counted and results could change in the coming days.” 

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How the Bloody Mary Garnish Lost Its Mind

The Bloody Beast, a $60 Bloody Mary garnished with a whole fried chicken at Sobelman’s Pub & Grille, began life in 2014 as a joke, like almost all of the Milwaukee pub’s over-the-top Bloodies. A server brought in an 80-ounce Mason jar she’d found at Bed, Bath & Beyond, effectively challenging bar owner and founder Dave Sobelman to build a Bloody befitting of its gargantuan size.

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Budweiser thinks Qatar will consume more beer during the World Cup than in a normal year

“The King of Beers is taking over Qatar.  The signs started appearing early this year: At the Qatar Distribution Company – the only alcohol retailer in the conservative Muslim country – a massive poster with Budweiser branding featuring Lionel Messi was plastered across the entrance. Then more of Doha’s bars and restaurants started offering Budweiser on tap, a new choice in a city of Heineken draughts.” 

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