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Council approves liquor law

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A new liquor ordinance will soon govern nightlife in Lafayette.

The Lafayette City-Parish Council voted Tuesday night to approve the revised alcohol code by a 7-1 vote.

Under the new law, businesses can apply for and receive a waiver from the council to sell alcohol within 300 feet of a school and 175 feet of a church. The ordinance also prohibits businesses from distributing go-cups after midnight.

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