Ky. town votes to keep alcohol sales, disappointing prohibitionists elsewhere

BURNSIDE Ky. Residents here voted Tuesday to keep a law permitting alcohol sales in restaurants, an apparent blow to anti-alcohol forces that had hoped a vote to repeal the law would encourage similar action throughout Kentucky.

The vote was 227-104 in favor of alcohol sales in restaurants, which voters first approved in 2004. Under state law, a new vote can be called three years after the original one.

Opponents of selling alcohol in restaurants, who

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