Underage Drinking
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NC officials: Parents key to stop youth drinking
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:57am.

North Carolina government leaders are encouraging parents to talk sooner to their children - particularly middle-school students - about the dangers of underage drinking. Parents are getting new resources to assist them.

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UNCW, state and local leaders meet to discuss underage drinking concerns
Submitted by Helen Holt on Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:58pm.

video A new effort to reduce underage drinking was introduced today at UNCW. NC ABC Chair Jim Gardner and New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David announced a partnership that creates a diversion program.

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Sunken skiff passengers cited for underage drinking
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 3:43pm.

Five young men face legal consequences for underage drinking after their skiff sank inland near Wrightsville Beach on Tuesday, July 5. One of the young men was hospitalized that day due to his intoxication; a warrant stands for his arrest for boating while impaired.

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Sources: Liquor store worker sold to nephew's underage friend before fatal crash
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 06/09/2010 - 3:27pm.

A Tabor City ABC employee has been cited for selling alcohol to a minor who died in a car accident shortly after the purchase. Troopers said alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.

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New initiative to lower legal drinking age
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/19/2008 - 4:04pm.

videoCollege students are moving in, and college partying will not be far behind. Now, a group of educators is proposing a surprising way to deal with campus binge drinking -- lower the drinking age.

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