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The sweetly sad story behind 3,000 beer cans up for auction

Nov. 27, 2021 00:08 AM EST

PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) — Luverne Kahl sometimes tears up as she talks about her late husband’s beer can collection. It was more than just a hobby. It was his passion, and the memories it prompts rise up in her unexpectedly. But she’s resolved to let it go. ...

Craft brewer Bell's Brewery sold to Australia's Lion

Nov. 10, 2021 14:35 PM EST

The U.S. beer industry has one less independent brewer. Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery said Wednesday it is being acquired by Australian brewer Lion, a subsidiary of Japan’s Kirin Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Lion will join Bell’s...

Cheers! Booze delivery, wine shipments begin in Alabama

Nov. 09, 2021 16:12 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabamians can now get limited quantities of beer, wine and spirits delivered to their homes after the first companies have gotten licensed. Alabama lawmakers this year approved separate bills to allow alcohol deliveries from retailers to a...

Athens PRIDE returns after last year's COVID cancellation

Nov. 07, 2021 10:23 AM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Athens PRIDE is set to return with a week of events after having been canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The festivities kick off Monday and wrap up Nov. 14 with a big outdoor celebration at Terrapin Beer Company, the Athens...

Meet the winner of Raleigh’s Burger Bracket

Oct. 31, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — “It’s just awesome,” said owner Ryan Kolarov of winning the online competition. He opened Neuse River with his wife, Jennifer. Neuse River edged the legendary smashburger from Fine Folk, which was created by two Raleigh chefs to weather the...

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...