Some storms are possible during the morning and afternoon on Tuesday. Damaging winds and flooding will be the main threats. With an already soaked ground, expect strong winds to easily bring down some trees.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A proposal to expand Sunday alcohol sales in Lexington attracted a large crowd to the Urban County Government Center and a published report says most of those attending were opposed to the idea.
About 300 opponents of expanded sales were on hand and the Lexington Herald-Leader reports there were plenty of "Amens" when something was said that pleased them. Many wore blue stickers that said "Please ... No more liquor." There were also a number of "Boos" and "Cheers" heard from the crowd that included a much smaller group of supporters. The supporters numbered about 30 and some wore stickers that read "Make Lexington more competitive."
At issue is a proposal that would expand the hours for Sunday sales of by-the-drink liquor and allow Sunday sales of packaged liquor. The proposed change would allow any retail establishment with a liquor license to sell alcohol on Sundays.
The council has tentatively approved the proposal and could take a final vote tomorrow
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