ULYSSES, Kan. (AP) _ A Nov. 4 ballot question in three western
Kansas counties sits in the shadow of a historic presidential race
and numerous state and local contests.
Grant, Greeley and Edwards counties are asking whether
liquor-by-the-drink sales should be allowed in public places
without requiring that a portion of their gross receipts come from
sales of food.
In 1986, Kansas voters approved a state constitutional amendment
to permit the sale of liquor by the drink in public places. An
initial requirement that liquor-by-the-drink establishments derive
at least 30 percent of gross receipts from food sales was followed
by an alternative allowing no food requirement.
Today, more than two-thirds of Kansas counties permit
Information from: The Hutchinson News, http://www.hutchnews.com
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.