TITLE

Behind the eight ball

AUTHOR(S)
Merkel, Jim
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Granite City Press-Record;8/15/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 33, pA4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the closure of the Billiard Club in Granite City, Illinois on July 31, 2012, which was mostly attributed to the rejection by city authorities of its petitions for a liquor license because of its proximity to welfare centers for homeless people and for those with special needs.
ACCESSION #
79198211

 

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