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Kevin Adkins was just looking to cut loose.
Kevin Adkins was just looking to cut loose.
First, bring Scottsdale underage drinking down to national averages.
TUCSON - Wanda MacDonald measures the miles between Tuba City, on the Navajo Indian Reservation, and Flagstaff, a bit more than 70 miles to the south, not by mileage markers but white crosses along the highway.
Gov. Janet Napolitano is giving a chilly reception to a proposal to let those younger than 21 drink - no matter what her personal experience.
MONTPELIER, Vt. - More than two decades after the country established a uniform drinking age of 21, a nascent movement is afoot to allow 18- to 20-year-olds to legally buy alcohol under some circumstances.
Keith Frankel: Most parents are extremely concerned about their children utilizing illegal substances or drugs, but there appears to be greater leniency about underage drinking. I have heard parents express sentiments such as, "I did it, didn't everyone?", "it's part of growing up," "they can drink in Europe," or "I only permit it when they are at home."
WINONA, Minn. - On the morning after the house party on Johnson Street, Jenna Foellmi and several other twentysomethings lay sprawled on the beds and couches. When a friend reached over to wake her, Foellmi was cold to the touch.
The Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters Wednesday to four manufacturers of alcoholic energy drinks often consumed by college students, saying the caffeine added to their beverages is an "unsafe food additive."
A group of 100 college presidents are seeking to reopen the debate on the appropriate time to start drinking alcohol by asking Congress to lower the legal age from 21 to 18.
Long before the Super Bowl popped up XLII years ago, sports, fans and spirits went hand in hand. But too often of late, the situation has gotten out of hand.
It's early Friday morning, and I'm hurting for a fix. Work is piling up, I'm operating on less than four hours of sleep, and the crap I keep at home simply won't cut it this time. I need something powerful. Something new.
I am extremely disappointed by the lack of objectivity in our media regarding the Amethyst Initiative. While it may be true that some individual presidents signed the Amethyst Initiative as a way to reach toward lowering the drinking age, it is not what the statement says. Rather, it only states that the minimum drinking age of 21 is not working, should be re-evaluated and other options considered.
She’s young, tall-model-slender, beautiful and with a song bird voice. I’ll call her Annie. And, today she sits in jail, serving a lengthy term for her history with drugs. Like so many others, her road to trouble started with alcohol.
The 12-year-old called at 10 p.m. to ask if he could go TP someone’s house.
Words struggled to exit her throat: “They let us see him. I sat there, behind the curtains and sobbed and hugged my son’s leg. I pleaded, Oh God, Oh God! How can I live without him?” Ten years ago, this month, this East Valley mother buried her only son.
Byron made light of it. The Bible warned against it. Shakespeare cursed it in iambic pentameter. “It” is the almighty hangover — the head-splitting balloon payment that one must surrender after every wild spree of alcohol consumption.
John Caswell Jr. has no problem discussing his near-fatal battle with alcohol addiction in matter-of-fact terms.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mass shootings have rattled nerves and renewed calls for stricter gun laws. Doctors are thinking bigger. Gun violence is a social disease, they say, and it could be curbed with a public health approach like the product safety changes and driving laws that slashed traffic fatalities decades ago, even as cars on the road increased.
PHOENIX - Police arrested four people late Tuesday in connection with the death of a 13-year-old runaway whose body was found dumped in a Phoenix alley on Feb. 19.
Nothing adds more to the holiday spirit than a gentle snowfall, the roasting of chestnuts on an open fire and the melodious sounds of great seasonal music.
It’s very rare that I’m motivated to write a follow up column, but the dangers generated by alcohol’s sacred position in our society demands more attention. Nothing is better to use as comparison than the uproar about the private ownership of guns and the dangers of both.
When Barry Adkins’ teenage son died of alcohol poisoning last year, the father became determined to turn his nightmare into something good. Now, Adkins believes the time has come.
DETROIT — Smoking marijuana is becoming even more popular among U.S. teens and they have cut down on smoking cigarettes, binge drinking and using methamphetamine, according to a federal survey released Monday.
In today's competitive movie-star job market, you can't fault Julianne Moore for protecting her beat.