Will Seattle learn from Norway on extended bar hours?

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by ERIC WILKINSON / KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 2 at 5:59 PM

A newly released study finds a significant increase in violent crime when bars are allowed to stay open longer. In Seattle, bar owners are currently pushing for later closing times. But some warn this new research shouldn't be ignored. KING 5's Eric Wilkinson reports.

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