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File photo of a person serving a glass of beer. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

CDC: Alcohol Abuse Costs US $223.5 Billion Per Year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that excessive drinking costs people in the United states approximately $223.5 billion per year, with individual states averaging alcohol expenses of $2.9 billion per year.

08/14/2013

File photo of a person walking by bottles of alcohol. (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Increasing The Price Of Booze Curbs Alcohol-Related Deaths

Researchers at the Center for Addictions Research of the University of Victoria have found that raising the prices of alcohol by a mere ten percent could significantly curb the amount of deaths caused by alcohol consumption.

02/07/2013

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Alabama County Has 100 Churches, No Beer Stores

Clay County has almost 14,000 residents, around 100 churches and not a single place where you can buy a beer legally.

12/10/2012

File photo of a man carrying a whole lot of beer (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Police: Student Suffers Alcohol Poisoning After Frat Hands Out Alcoholic Enemas

A student from the University of Tennessee was hospitalized with alcohol poisoning after he was subjected to an alcoholic enema.

09/25/2012

File photo of a man drinking one beer while holding several others. (Photo by YURIY DYACHYSHYN/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: College Binge Drinkers Happier Than Sober Students

A new study presented during an annual meeting of the American Sociological Association has found that college students who engage in habitual binge drinking are more socially satisfied than those who do not.

08/28/2012

A new study by Columbia University states that an quickly increasing amount of high school students are exposed to drugs at school. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: 9 Of 10 High School Students Exposed To School Day Drug Usage

A new study finds that nine out of 10 high school students know someone who drinks, uses drugs or smokes during the school day.

08/27/2012

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Another Drowning In Lake Lanier

ATLANTA (AP) — Emergency crews have ended their second day of a search for a man who went missing after jumping from a sailboat into Lake Lanier. Hall County officials spent Sunday using sonar to […]

08/20/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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More Cities Begin Sunday Alcohol Sales on Jan 1

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Residents in localities throughout the state – including 51 in metro Atlanta – were given the ability to vote whether to permit the retail sale of alcoholic beverages in convenience stores and supermarkets on […]

WAOK-AM–01/01/2012

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Some Cities Begin Sunday Alcohol Sales This Weekend

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Local retailers across the metro Atlanta area are confirming they will allow Sunday alcohol sales to begin this weekend. Winder began Sunday sales last weekend, confirming that it was among the very first cities […]

WAOK-AM–11/19/2011

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