N.H. Promises To Let D.C. Residents Buy Booze There

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A clerk in Concord recently refused to sell liquor to a resident of the nation's capital because state law says licenses from other states can be used to buy booze, and Washington isn't a state.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. New Hampshire is reassuring residents of the nation's capital that they can buy alcohol in the Granite State. A store clerk in Concord recently refused to sell liquor to a D.C. resident because New Hampshire laws say licenses from other states can be used to buy booze. Of course, Washington, D.C. is not technically a state. At least one New Hampshire lawmaker says a fix is in order. It's MORNING EDITION.

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