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LANSING, Mich. — The National Forest Service has postponed an alcohol ban on some Michigan rivers after public backlash. The ban would affect the Manistee, Au Sable and Pine Rivers.
As of Tuesday evening more than 40-thousand people had signed an online petition asking the Forest Service to stop the ban.
Among those opposed to the law is Cheryl Matson, who owns a campground and a boat rental business off the Manistee River. She says most of her customers like to drink on the water.
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