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Court upholds Newport in liquor fight

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Newport will have one liquor store for the foreseeable future.

A Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the Newport City Council did not abuse its discretion or violate the right to equal protection when it denied Stephen Linn a liquor license last year after he planned to build near an existing liquor store.


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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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