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Pubs allowed to serve alcohol early for Olympic hockey

Server Jessica Chambul stands behind the bar at Kelly's Pub. CBC

Some pubs in Edmonton are being allowed to serve alcohol during early morning telecasts of Olympic hockey.

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission has granted permission to Kelly’s Pub on 104th Street to serve liquor earlier than the usual start time of 10 a.m.

Kelly’s is opening at 8 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and every weekday next week. They have also been allowed to open at 5 a.m. for the men’s gold medal hockey game on Feb. 23.