ALBANY, N.Y. — Members of the New York State Liquor Store Association and others opposed to New York Gov. David Patterson’s wine-at-grocery proposal urged the State Legislature to reject the plan here Wednesday, claiming it would force the closure of 1,000 small businesses and cost 4,500 jobs. “They are the people who are the big losers if this goes into effect, while the big winners will be corporate grocery stores from out of state,” said Michael McKeon, spokesman for the Last Store on ...

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