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Capital Headlines

  • Capital Headlines – March 7

    PIZZA PIZZAZZ — For the second year in a row, a North Carolina pizza maker took the top prize in the annual Pizza Pizzazz competition held in conjunction with the...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – February 21

    D.E.W. & BREW — Tullamore D.E.W. is bringing its Tullamore D.E.W. and a Brew Tour to Columbus on Feb. 22 at Land-Grant Brewery. The tour is making a cross-country trip...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – February 6

    ANDERSONS CLOSING — The Andersons Inc. announced last month it plans to exit the retail business and close its remaining four retail stores — two in the Toledo area and...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – January 17

    PIZZA PIZZAZZ — “Iron Chef” judge Mario Rizzotti will be the master of ceremonies for the Pizza Pizzazz Competition of this year’s Jan. 29-30 Mid-America Restaurant Expo at the Greater...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – January 3

    HELPING HAND — More than $21,000 was raised last month to help two dozen workers and their families who were impacted by a massive Dec. 8 fire that destroyed the...Read More

Legally Speaking

  • State Liquor Laws Cannot Show Favoritism

    Section 2 of the 21st Amendment provides as follows: “The transportation or importation into any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating...
  • Training Helps Avoid Serving Intoxicated Patrons

    The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas recently affirmed an order of the Liquor Control Commission finding a retailer, with on-premises privileges, of violating RC 4301.22(B), which prohibits the sale...
  • A Personal Tribute To John T. Fleming

    On Dec. 30, I received a phone call from a friend asking me if I had yet read the morning newspaper.
  • Granholm Balances 3-Tier System, Commerce Clause

    In 2005, the United States Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether and to what extent state liquor laws were subject to a dormant Commerce Clause challenge. In Granholm v....
  • For Some, Feb. 1 Is Permit Renewal Deadline

    For all retail liquor permit holders in the central and eastern parts of Ohio, midnight on Feb. 1 means it is time to renew your permit. Too many permit holders...

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