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Downtown Project's purchase of the land Atomic Liquors sits on has many scratching their heads.

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July 30th, 2014

Downtown Project's purchase of the land Atomic Liquors sits on has many scratching their heads.

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    The complex took a big hit with the city's denial of liquor licenses for Krave and Drink & Drag.

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    Next time you look around Fremont Street and lament so many police officers, remember: You have a drink in your hand.

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    The coming casino's proximity to Zappos headquarters, convenience and friendly amenities will help it make a big impact Downtown.

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