Bob Phinney, right, Greg Shoemaker, second from left, and other workers fill commercial liquor orders as they work at a state-run liquor store, Wednesday, March 7, 2012, in Seattle. Washington state ... more 
Bob Phinney, right, Greg Shoemaker, second from left, and other workers fill commercial liquor orders as they work at a state-run liquor store, Wednesday, March 7, 2012, in Seattle. Washington state begins the process of fully privatizing its alcoholic beverage business on Thursday when a public auction of state-run liquor stores opens online, marking a historic change for a state that has tightly controlled its booze since the end of Prohibition. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ted S. Warren
Thu, Mar 8, 2012 10:31 AM EST