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Minnesota Sen. Roger Reinert of Duluth tells reporters Thursday, March 6, 2014, about a series of bills he is introducing to allow Sunday liquor sales. With him is Rep. Jenifer Loon of Eden Prairie. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis

Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'

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ST. PAUL -- Allowing liquor stores to open on Sundays remains a steep climb in the Minnesota Legislature, so its prime proponent is willing to accept "baby steps."


Sen. Roger Reinert, D-Duluth, has introduced seven bills that to varying degrees allow Sunday sales, including some that make minor changes in existing state law that bans liquor store sales.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.