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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

Stigall Show Log 5.16.12

Chris reviews the Phillies big extra inning win yesterday and the interesting choices that some local news rooms are making during sweeps week. He talks to Buzz Bissinger about his book Father’s Day, CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau about the PA LCB wasting tax payer dollars and to the Philly Post’s Tom McGrath about Jay-Z’s Labor Day concert on the Parkway.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/16/2012

(Joe Conti, head of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, during a recent visit to the studios of KYW Newsradio 1060.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Wine Sellers Gearing Up For Philadelphia’s 11th Annual Wine Festival

Joe Conti, head of the Pa. LCB, says bottles of wine costing upwards of $1,000 will be available for tasting.

04/24/2012

Stigall Show Log 1.18.12

Chris reviews Chris Christie’s State of the State with Rich Zeoli, talks to Joe RIvera, the father of a girl denied a kidney transplant, Tom McGrath, editor of Philadelphia Magazine, and the Mayor of Doylestown, Josh Maxwell.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/18/2012

Stigall Show Log 1.12.12

Chris dicusses Ron Paul’s electibility and the continuing attacks on Mitt Romney by the other Republican candidates. He talks to Actor and Travel Writer Andrew McCarthy about his appearance at the Philadelphia travel show and Comedian/Travel Channel Host Bert Kreischer about his upcoming shows at Helium Comedy Club

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/12/2012

(Joseph Brion, right, chairs the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Retail Booze Prices To Rise In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has voted to increase prices on several hundred items.

01/11/2012

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Part 1: Controversy In Harrisburg

KYW’s Michelle Durham reports on the disagreement among Pennsylvania leaders on whether changing the system of liquor sales in the state is a good idea.

01/06/2012

(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 2: Controversy at the Retail Level

KYW’s John McDevitt reports that workers at Pennsylvania liquor stores are, perhaps obviously, against privatization. But so are some private-sector beer retailers who might be drawn into the wine business.

01/06/2012

(A Moore Brothers wine store in Pennsauken, NJ.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Part 3: A Wine Breakthrough?

KYW’s Michelle Durham reports that one South Jersey wine retailer is keeping a sharp eye on what is happening across the Delaware River.

01/06/2012

(Pennsylvania consumers can only imagine buying their beer and wine at a single location, like drinkers do elswhere.  File photo by Bruno Vincent/ Getty Images)

Part 4: Pennsylvania Consumers Seem Ready

If Pa. House Bill 11 becomes law, wine could be sold by some beer distributors. Is that a good thing? KYW’s John McDevitt reports that it depends whom you ask.

01/06/2012

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LCB Ups The Use Of Metal Detectors At Nuisance Bars

A spokeswoman for the Liquor Control Board says the agency has been requiring more use of metal detectors by nuisance bars in recent years.

01/03/2012

The Pennsylvania's Liquor Control Board has pulled an online ad campaign warning young adults about heavy drinking and rape.

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Pulls Controversial Ad

After receiving numerous complaints, the Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board pulls an online ad meant to warn young adults about the links between heavy drinking and rape.

12/08/2011

Pa. Residents Can Now Have Wine And Spirits Delivered

The state Liquor Control Board has quietly launched a pilot program that will allow Pennsylvania residents to have wine and spirits sold through the agency’s website delivered to their doors.

12/01/2011

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Ends Wine Kiosk Program

The wine kiosk program was plagued with problems, mostly as a result of malfunctioning machines. Then the LCB ended up in a contract dispute with the manufacturer of the kiosks.

09/20/2011

Pennsylvania Auditor General Says Fix Wine Kiosks Or Pull The Plug

With the program floundering due to a host of problems, Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the Liquor Control Board needs to make dramatic improvements to its wine kiosks in supermarkets – or pull the plug on the experiment.

08/31/2011

Walmart Chain Pulls Out Of Pennsylvania Automated Wine Retailing Plan

Pennsylvania’s wine kiosk program appears to be on life support after another major outlet has pulled the plug on its participation.

08/24/2011

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