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Sen. Roger Reinert of Duluth shows fellow senators on Monday his bill to allow Sunday and holiday beer sales. He later said he will not pursue the bill unless there is a public outcry of support. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

Minnesota Sunday liquor sales stalled, short of a public outcry

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans must loudly demand that lawmakers approve Sunday alcohol sales if the proposal has a chance to pass, its Senate sponsor says.

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Sen. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, said the House is not going to consider a Sunday sales bill this year, so he will not pursue it unless the public raises a ruckus about the issue.

"I'm to the edge of my ability to do something," the senator said.

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