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New Philly Prohibition Exhibit Coming to Seattle

A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in US history that is traveling from Philly to Seattle.

11/11/2012

row of red wine bottles (credit:Martin Poole/GettyImages)

Washington Auctioning Off State-Run Liquor Stores

Washington state opened a public auction online Thursday of its state-run liquor stores, beginning the process of privatizing a booze industry the state has tightly controlled since the end of Prohibition.

03/09/2012

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