• Liquor board votes to deny Seattle the right to keep bars open later

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Liquor Control Board has voted to deny Seattle the right to keep bars open past 2 a.m.

     

    Current law prohibits alcohol sales between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.

     

    The three-member board voted in Olympia Wednesday morning.

     

    Mayor Mike McGinn asked the state in July to let local jurisdictions extend bar hours in some areas.

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