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Houston votes in favor to buy and sell alcohol in town

Houston residents voted 4 to 1 in favor of selling beer, wine and liquor in their town.

Posted: Jul 9, 2019 10:59 PM
Updated: Jul 10, 2019 9:35 AM

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votes are now in for residents in houston to find out if beer and light wine will be sold in the city. wtvas taylor smith is at city hall where folks are expressing how they feel about the issue. emily it was a mixed reaction here at city hall when the final vote was announced sot: "it has its pros and it has its cons" the city of houston has been the only dry town on the tangle foot trail for years and the residents who live inside of it have their reasoning of why they think it is good and bad sot: "i think it will bring more money to the city and we need to fix our roads and it will bring in income for that" sot: "we got to get with the times you know it's a small town and we need to grow as far as i'm concerned there's other things that should be legalized here as well but that's for a different document to be signed others are not so sure it is a good idea... sot: "about 75 percent are with it and about 25 percent are not" sot: " i don't think it's a good idea because it's such a small town" sot: " why do you think some people arnt ready? i just think people aren't ready for change." sot: " it's gonna take a lot of push around here to get caught up with the times you know houston is trying" the proposal says alcohol wont be sold after 10:30 at night or on sundays only professional kitchens and restaurants will be able to do so... live in houston taylor smith wtva nine news at , matt's here with
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