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Blue Laws restricting Sunday booze may soon be lifted in Pinellas

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Super Bowl Sunday was this past weekend, one of the booziest of all Sundays. Yet, people hosting parties in Pinellas County couldn’t throw the beer in their grocery carts any earlier than 11 a.m. And all those tourists flooding the county’s beaches during the winter months (or any month, for that matter) can’t hit the Bloody Mary bar before 11 either. Why? Because Pinellas County abides by a set of regulations — known as Blue Laws — that allow counties…

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