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Battle over alcohol sales brews in Clermont
Property owners, riled over ban on beer and wine, want out of city limits
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Clermont business owners Chris Nonnemaker, left, Robin Collinson and Mark Kirves have been waging an uphill battle to get Clermont to allow the sale of beer and wine in the city. - photo by Carlos Galarza
A political battle that’s been brewing in Clermont for years is coming to a head as prominent business owners are lobbying state leaders to help them with the town council’s unwillingness to allow a referendum that would let voters decide whether beer and wine can be sold within city limits