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Loaded Dice Brewery in Troy creates 'community feel'

Oct. 24, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

TROY, Mich. (AP) — Jef Smith’s philosophy with beer comes straight from his years in San Francisco, during the late-’90s dot-com bubble when he worked for a startup company as a web developer and designer. “In the community, there is always this sense of sharing...

The Latest: UN chief decries pandemic's harm to the poor

Oct. 11, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief says the pandemic has forced more than 100 million people into poverty and left over 4 billion people with little or no social support, health care or income protection. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told an International...

Parent sues school district after child contracts COVID-19

Oct. 11, 2021 08:07 AM EDT

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A parent has sued a southeastern Wisconsin school district after her son contracted COVID-19 from a classmate. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Shannon Jensen filed the lawsuit in federal court against the...

California extends cocktails-to-go and outdoor dining rules

Oct. 08, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California moved Friday to extend the sale of cocktails-to-go and keep alcohol service for outdoor dining at parklets as officials try to help restaurants recover from the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a pathway for these businesses to...

Los Angeles OKs one of strictest US vaccination mandates

Oct. 06, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles leaders on Wednesday approved one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates — a sweeping measure that requires the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms or even a Lakers game. The City Council voted 11-2 in...

New Glarus Brewing CEO files defamation lawsuit

Sep. 30, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The CEO of New Glarus Brewing has filed a defamation lawsuit against the law firm representing three shareholders who accuse her of cutting them out of profits from the popular craft beer maker. The lawsuit filed by Deb Carey in Dane County Circuit...

Madison establishment keeps dogs, owners in good spirits

Sep. 18, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Liam was quite happy and so were his owners. The 5-year-old husky mix bounded about with his newfound friends while his owners, Richard and Ashley Weber, nursed a pair of IPAs. Nearby, Hazel, a lab/shepherd mix fetched a tennis...

Los Angeles County to require vaccines in indoor bars

Sep. 15, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health officials in Los Angeles County will begin requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for patrons and workers at indoor bars, wineries, breweries, lounges and nightclubs next month. The new initiative in the nation's most populous county...

Maryland winery workers take to the vines for yearly harvest

Sep. 11, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

MOUNT AIRY, Md. (AP) — As a hazy mist rose out from the hills along a Mount Airy vineyard and the early-morning skies radiated a soft pink glow, only the hustling of grape-pickers could be heard in the otherwise silent terrain. The grapes gathered on this picturesque...

Maryland brewery sues North Carolina commission over label

Sep. 07, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Maryland-based brewery is suing North Carolina regulators after one of its beer labels was deemed inappropriate and was rejected. The owners of Flying Dog Brewery say in the lawsuit filed in federal court last month that the North Carolina...