SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Pregnancy Tests in a Bar?
After being away from Facebook, Twitter, and most forms of the news for a week due to my vacation last week, getting caught up has been a bit of an overwhelming experience. To go from only the sounds ... Posted on 7/25/12 at 7:00 AM
HEALTHBEAT Their cup runneth over
Young adults have never been known for moderation in their drinking habits, but a new study by British researchers suggests there may be more to their behavior than mere youthful recklessness.
When r... Posted on 2/29/12 at 4:54 PM
NDSU EXTENSION SERVICE Harmful consequences of drinking reduced for NDSU students
Results from the 2010 CORE Alcohol and Other Drug Survey indicate that more North Dakota State University students are abstaining from alcohol and that those who do consume alcohol are drinking less a... Posted on 4/15/11 at 9:28 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Drunk as a Monkey
This guy was obviously drunk as a monkey at my brother's wedding reception. (Photo by Deb Muir of Jackson.)
There's actually a reason for the monkey's presence at the wedding, and it was not brought... Posted on 7/13/10 at 12:00 AM
An alcohol-infused dispute between roommates at an oilfield crew camp led to one man’s death and the arrest of the suspect after he drove the victim to the hospital, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office said today.
A new project with a new approach to curb underage drinking is putting its roots down in Jamestown.
Unlike other prevention projects, Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol wants to influence policy to punish the providers of alcohol to those who are underage.
Parents of teens: If you think a drinking disaster at your kid’s party can’t happen at your house, not with your kid, because he’s a good kid, it’s time to wake up and smell the whiskey bottle tossed on your lawn.
By Leanne Italie, Associated Press
, December 31, 2011
Go ahead and tap that keg, Cottage Grove — just beware who’s there to drink from it.
In time for a spring season full of graduation parties, Cottage Grove police will have a new weapon to combat underage drinking. City Council members passed an ordinance last Wednesday that will hold accountable party hosts who knowingly allow underage drinking to occur at their residence.
By Jon Avise, Forum Communications Co.
, April 14, 2010
The Runnin O’ the Green has become one of the busiest days for bars in Jamestown. An estimated 3,000 people will make their way through downtown streets this afternoon, most with alcohol in their systems.
At Virginia Tech, where tailgating and raucous apartment complex parties are time-honored rituals, university officials are turning increasingly to Mom and Dad to curb problem underage drinking.
This semester, the school in Blacksburg, Va., began notifying parents when their under-21 students are found guilty of even minor alcohol violations such as getting caught with a beer in a dorm room.
By Eric Gorski, The Associated Press
, March 01, 2010
Prairie Public Radio announced Friday that it will air a series of reports on youth drinking in North Dakota and why the state has attained the “dubious ranking” of No. 1 in the nation in binge drinking.
The reports will air during Prairie Public’s “Morning Edition,” “All Things Considered” and “Hear It Now” news programs beginning Monday and will examine consequences and possible solutions.
By Chuck Haga , Forum Communications Co.
, January 09, 2010
North Dakota’s Department of Transportation says a driver’s first drunken-driving offense can cost up to $10,000.
The agency is starting a new campaign against drinking and driving, and the current effort emphasizes how much a drunken driving charge can hit someone in the wallet.
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