Monthly Archives: October 2014

Underage Drinking and high alcohol consumption on Halloween adds more Austin police to downtown streets

Oct. 28, 2014 — With plenty of Halloween events in Austin this weekend party-goers will seen increased patrol by local police.  APD will triple officers downtown looking for underage drinking and drunk drivers.    Underage drinking is a concern for Gloria … Continue reading

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4 frat members of Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln fraternity arrested after freshman dies at party from alcohol poisoning

September 2014 — Four students have been arrested and a fraternity has been suspended in connection with the death of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln freshman in September.  Clayton Real, an 18-year-old freshman, was found dead Sept. 5 in a fraternity … Continue reading

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Alcohol sales in Austin up 10 percent in August

Oct 23, 2014 — Austin bars, restaurants and hotels saw a strong finish to the summer season, with alcohol sales jumping 10 percent from last year, according to reporter Gary Dinges from the Austin American-Statesman.  American-Statesman analysis found that $50.6 … Continue reading

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More high school & college students that drove impaired under the influence of marijuana, not alcohol

October 2014 – the NIDA Blog – Most people know that drinking and driving is incredibly dangerous. Its reputation as a major risk has been cemented through the preventable deaths of thousands of people and years of education and awareness … Continue reading

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