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Petition drive to be uncorked Monday: Goal is wine sales in Tennessee grocery stores

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NASHVILLE (Times Free Press) - Attention registered voters in Chattanooga who would like to buy wine in local food stores.

Beginning next week, a coalition of grocery and convenience stores will start looking for at least 3,865 of you willing to slap your name on a petition putting the issue up for a referendum vote on the Nov. 4 ballot.

The group Red White and Food plans to kick off the wine-in-grocery voter petition drives in five Tennessee cities, including Chattanooga, on Monday.

State House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, who backed this year's landmark change in state law opening the door to letting voters decide the issue locally, will join Brenda Reid, media relations manager for Publix, at a news conference.

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