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THE CENTER OF THE SUNDAY SALES DEBATE. WE WANTED TO KNOW WHAT THOSE OWNERS AND YOU THINK OF THE NEW LAW. NEWSCHANNEL 15’S CHRIS DARBY DID SOME RESEARCH TODAY AND JOINS US FROM STUDIO 15 WITH MORE. I TALKED WITH PEOPLE FROM BELMONT BEVERAGE, CAP N’ CORK, GAYS HOPS AND SCHNAPPS AND S AND V LIQUOURS… ALL SEEMED OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE BIG CHANGE. ALL OF THEIR STORES WILL BE OPEN ON ON SUNDAYS. ALSO OPENING ON SUNDAYS… DECATUR PACKAGE LIQUOR. IT’S A STAND ALONE LIQUOR STORE… NOT A CHAIN. A BIG CONCERN FOR LIQUOR STORES IN THIS DEBATE WAS THE ABILITY TO STAFF A STORE AN ADDITIONAL DAY OF THE WEEK. JOEL MASSOTH TELLS ME HIS COOLERS AND SIGNS ALREADY RUN ON SUNDAYS… HIS ELECTRIC BILL WON’T BE MUCH MORE… HE ALSO HAS EMPLOYEES READY TO PICK UP EXTRA HOURS. ((“IT’LL BE A BIG CHANGE. I THINK WE’RE READY FOR IT. JUST TO HEAR FROM THE CUSTOMERS THAT THEY’RE SO EXCITED ABOUT IT MAKES ME EXCITED AND THAT’S WHAT WE’RE HERE TO DO, IS TO PLEASE THE CUSTOMER. IT’S GOING TO MAKE THEM HAPPY.

IT’S GOING TO SAVE SOME TRIPS TO OHIO.”)) I WANTED TO KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS ON SUNDAY SALES… ON A FACEBOOK POLL, AT LAST CHECK, ABOUT 13 HUNDRED OF YOU SAID YOU WOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE LAW… ABOUT 600 WOULD NOT. ON TWITTER I ASKED, IF YOU WERE TO BUY ALCOHOL ON SUNDAYS… WHERE WOULD YOU DO IT? ABOUT 40 PERCENT SAID AT A LIQUOR STORE…

60% WOULD ADD IT TO THE GROCCERY STORE LIST. THE LEGAL HOURS FOR SUNDAY ALCOHOL SALES ARE NOON TO 8 P-M. THE OPERATIONS MANAGER AT BELMONT BEVERAGE STRESSING TO ME… IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE AWARE OF THE TIME WHEN YOU ARE SHOPPING. EVEN IF YOU’RE IN THE STORE… YOU CAN NOT BUY THE ALCOHOL IF YOU GET TO THE REGISTER AFTER EIGHT O’CLOCK. IN STUDIO 15, CHRIS DARBY, NEWSCHANNEL 15. .