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State cuts off LaPorte County Fair beer sales

LAPORTE | Beer has dried up before it had a chance to flow out of taps at next month's LaPorte County Fair.

June 30, 2014 5:30 pm

LaPorte County bans booze at strip joints to discourage clubs

LAPORTE | To make sure the local landscape remains free of strip joints, LaPorte County has banned serving alcohol at sexually oriented establishments.

June 19, 2014 5:39 pm
RICH JAMES: Alcohol sales could leave the Dark Ages

RICH JAMES: Alcohol sales could leave the Dark Ages

Sip by sip, Indiana seems poised to step out of the Dark Ages when it comes to laws governing the sale and consumption of alcohol.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Sell Hoosiers cold beer, not cold shoulder

RICH JAMES: Sell Hoosiers cold beer, not cold shoulder

Isn’t it time Indiana crawled out of the Dark Ages when it comes to liquor laws?

May 29, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Indiana can't lick its mixed feelings on liquor

RICH JAMES: Indiana can't lick its mixed feelings on liquor

When Indiana went blue and voted for Barack Obama four years ago, I thought the state had crawled out of the Dark Ages.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
To Pinot or Not To Pinot: Do red wine's health benefits add up?

To Pinot or Not To Pinot: Do red wine's health benefits add up?

Most people have no doubt heard encouraging words about red wine and better health; how that glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with dinner may reduce the risk of heart disease.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Add liquor licenses for lakefront eateries

Beyond the important region industries that call Whiting home is an incredible potential for tourism and dining development. Its proximity as a Lake Michigan shoreline community provides a natural draw for those exploring the aesthetic qualities of the lake.

February 11, 2013 12:00 am
Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

The concept of happy hour, when bars offer lower prices or two-for-one specials, may seem like an American tradition, but is in fact illegal or restricted in quite a few places.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
High or dry? Staying sober for New Year's Eve

High or dry? Staying sober for New Year's Eve

Whether in recovery or not interested for other reasons, the holidays often mean an excess of booze and drugs.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am

Beer: A healthier choice than wine?

Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages, but its health benefits have been largely ignored, while the benefits of wine have come to the fore. But some studies now show that beer is actually healthier than wine.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana package liquor stores generate jobs, cheer

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana package liquor stores generate jobs, cheer

The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers is recognizing the hard work and societal contributions of beverage alcohol retailers by celebrating Package Liquor Store Month this November. America’s independent package stores, which in most cases provide a wide array of beer, wine and spirit…

November 30, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Should more booze be met with boos?

The practice of adding liquor licenses for a fine dining district, beyond the number otherwise available in a community, affects the existing licenses.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am

ANDREA NEAL: Choose effectiveness over older adults' convenience

Last year, the Indiana General Assembly took an important step toward reducing sales of alcoholic beverages to minors. They're now on the verge of undoing that -- all because some grumpy old people don't like being carded.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Citizens could get back their right not to be carded

MARK KIESLING: Citizens could get back their right not to be carded

Silly laws have a habit of staying on the books because no one wants to admit they voted for something that silly in the first place.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am

DOUG ROSS: Pour caution into debate over increased alcohol sales

The tussle over loosening restrictions on alcohol sales in Indiana is heating up. Package liquor stores are being pitted against the big-box retailers -- drugstores, groceries and convenience stores. But there's another part of the equation that needs to be considered.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am

MARK KIESLING: New alcohol, smoking laws are long overdue

Legislators want us to know things such as booze and cigarettes are bad for us, but they don't really want to discourage consumption.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Adults are setting pro-alcohol examples for youths

The report on drug use in Porter County released earlier this fall detailed the extensive use of alcohol and drugs among youths in Porter County. According to the study, 22.5 percent of eighth-graders and 45.4 percent of 12th graders report drinking alcohol monthly, and 15 percent of eighth-…

November 28, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Alcohol wholesalers protecting their clout

In 2005, in a major decision involving online commerce, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states could not discriminate between in-state and out-of-state producers in the sale of alcohol. If an in-state winery could ship direct to local customers, so too could out-of-state vineyards.

November 27, 2010 12:00 am
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