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Pleasant Grove to consider banning Sunday beer sales

By | Posted - Dec. 5, 2011 at 8:15 a.m.

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PLEASANT GROVE -- Pleasant Grove is the latest Utah city to take on the issue of stores selling beer on Sunday.

The Daily Herald reports the city council on Tuesday is scheduled to consider a proposal outlawing beer sales on Sunday.


According to the Herald, Mayor Bruce Call supports the ban, saying it would allow the city to stay true to its culture and character.

Some council members acknowledge the move could have a negative economic impact on some businesses. The owner of the convenience store BJ's Short Stop told the paper 20 percent of the store's daily sales is beer.

Many businesses in Pleasant Grove were under the impression that Sunday beer sales were not allowed. When they inquired about it, city leaders decided to consider a proposed ban.

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