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Friday, September 18

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Organized public outcry -- and a proposed state amendment -- might save Uptown's beloved gay bar, Big Chicks. The bar's liquor license is threatened by a state law that says bars can't be less than 100 feet from a house of worship (Big Chicks shares an alley with a synagogue, and has for nearly two decades without incident). State Rep Larry McKeon is proposing an exemption for the bar. [Trib login: gapers/gapers]

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