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Pouring Amidst the Storm, Bartenders Mixed About Future

By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH A jukebox in the corner of the darkened room pipes classic country tunes into the urban wasteland. The room reeks of old beer, damp wood and a hard day’s work that nowadays has gotten even harder. “This weekend was slammed, the bar made a lot of money, but the bartenders didn’t,” says Bree Rodriguez as she hustles...