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Local bars prepare for ND game crowds

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The players aren't the only ones getting ready for Monday's big game.  

Fans here at home are preparing to cheer on their Irish and many will be piling into the local bars. At The Linebacker across from the ND campus, they say they're always packed for games, but Monday they're offering special buffet of chili and pulled pork before kick off.

"We've started to decorate now, it's going to be a hype atmosphere. It should be electric and just awesome," says Linebacker bartender, Steven Ruszkowski. 

O'Rourkes is also prepared. They say they've increased staffing for the game and have lots of merchandise to give a away in a raffle during the game.

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