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FILE - In this 1922 file photo spectators gather by the side of captured rum runner, Silver Spray, as they watch prohibition agents pour

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

Jan. 14, 2020 11:43 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. The Prohibition Era, which lasted from Jan. 17, 1920, until December...

Clemson relaxes alcohol rules for national title party

Jan. 12, 2020 2:19 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The city surrounding Clemson University is again relaxing its open container of alcohol laws for a street party as the school's football team plays in the national championship game Monday night. City of Clemson Police will close downtown streets at 5 p.m. and set up viewing screens...

Recent Missouri editorials

Dec. 30, 2019 12:24 PM EST

The Kansas City Star, Dec. 29 Mary Pickard is a a 71-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of her husband, Michael. She has spent the last two decades in prison. For years, she has petitioned to be released — to no avail. A clinical psychologist said Pickard’s husband...