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Envy nightclub fights city for liquor license

A downtown nightclub considered to be a contributor to late night crime is fighting the city's threat to revoke their liquor license.
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Labeled by police as a contributor of late night crime in downtown Minneapolis, Envy nightclub is preparing to fight city officials who want to take the club's liquor license, the Star Tribune reports. Envy missed a city-imposed deadline to surrender their license. Now the case is being referred to the city attorney.

Bootleggers, another club considered to be a nuisance, has agreed to close after the city threatened to revoke their liquor license as well.

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