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Alaska law would allow military to drink at age 18

Alaska is the latest state to weigh in on a long-running argument: If you're old enough to fight and die for your country, you should be old enough to drink a beer.Full story

Wine in supermarkets bill delayed in Tenn. panel

Allowing Tennessee supermarkets to sell wine would generate at least $14 million in tax revenue to help the financially strapped state, according to supporters of legislation to legalize the sales, but critics say the money would come at the risk of increased underage drinking. Full story

Underage drinking hits hospitals at New Year

Hospital emergency visits due to underage drinking are likely to jump on New Year's day, U.S. government researchers said on Thursday, hoping to warn parents and young people of the dangers as they ring in 2011. Full story

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Lack of Community Support Drives Rural Teens to Drink


  Beer-bottle baby turning drivers' heads

Oct. 6: A Connecticut group is hoping an attention-grabbing ad will help combat teen drinking. WVIT's Amanda Raus reports.

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