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Open-late convenience stores need permit


Poughkeepsie, NY – Convenience stores in residential neighborhoods in the City of Poughkeepsie that want to stay open after 11 p.m. will now have to apply for a permit. The Common Council Monday night voted to impose the regulation, and a permit fee, in an attempt to curb crime and violence that often times occurs in and around those stores. WAMC's Hank Gross reports...