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City rejects beer permit for cookoff
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McMinnville officials shot down beer for this year’s Smokin’ in McMinnville BBQ Cookoff. The city rejected a special event beer permit by Junior Auxiliary, which means no beer can be served.“This isn’t right,” said Lara Kate Haley, a Junior Auxiliary member in attendance at the meeting Tuesday night. “To meet the qualifications for the permit, we had to go ahead and purchase insurance.