Monthly Archives: August 2012

UT-Austin study links alcohol to isolation and lower grades, reports The Daily Texan

While some students use drinking as a form of socialization, a UT study has found that alcohol use in teens may hinder rather than fuel a fun night out.  In a study funded in part by the UT Population Research … Continue reading

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18 year old driver charged with intoxicated assault after drinking alcohol at parties, passengers injuried in crash

Austin Statesman — Aug. 24, 2012 — An 18-year-old man has been charged with two felonies after he crashed his car in Southwest Austin and injured two of his passengers. The driver reportedly had between seven and 10 beers at … Continue reading

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Store’s request to sell alcohol near Reagan High School postponed at Austin City Council

KVUE-TV —  August 16, 2012 AUSTIN — The Austin City Council Thursday decided to postpone a convenience store’s request to sell alcohol near a Reagan High School.  Parents and grandparents took to the streets on Wednesday opposing the plan because … Continue reading

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Injured UT soccer player says bars overserved crash suspect, says lawsuit

Austin-American Statesman — Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 — Further compounding its legal problems, former downtown bar owner Yassine Enterprises is being sued by the family of a former University of Texas soccer player severely injured in an auto-pedestrian collision in February 2012. The … Continue reading

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Retail store withdraws request for waiver to sell alcohol across from Travis High School and church

(UPDATE TO BELOW POST — “Austin City Council considers allowing sale of alcohol near Travis High School; school, neighbors and TST oppose waiver“) … see video below. During a reported meeting with Austin City Council Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole, … Continue reading

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Austin City Council considers allowing sale of alcohol near Travis High School; school, neighbors and TST oppose waiver

KTBC-TV; FoxNews:: Posted: Jul 31, 2012 4:10 PM CDT The city is considering granting a waiver that would allow alcohol sales next to a daycare in a south Austin neighborhood.  Council members will hear from both sides on Thursday, August … Continue reading

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