Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Type: Organization
Name: Mothers Against Drunk Driving
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Crime Victim Vigil Set For Tonight In Capitol

(WLNS) - Attorney General Bill Schuette will participate in tonight's 26th annual Michigan Crime Victims Vigil in the rotunda of the State Capitol.The vigil is a time of remembrance for victims' families and friends. It also honors people who have served ... [Published WLNS - 1 hour ago]
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White Swan school official awarded for DUI efforts

Phone: 509-577-7749WHITE SWAN, Wash. — Nancy Fiander, the community coordinator for the Mt. Adams School District, has received a state award for her work in helping reduce the number fatal accidents involving intoxicated drivers.Fiander was instrumental ... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - 1 hour ago]
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Impact of drunken driving programs debated

WHITMAN – Two dozen juniors and seniors party before prom – dancing, swigging vodka, playing beer bong and taking keg stands. “How about another drink before we hit the road?” one student says.“It’s going to be the best night of my life,” says anothe ... [Published Brockton Enterprise - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Tucson residents have mixed reactions to powdered alcohol drink

TUCSON - Don't pour out the idea of powdered alcohol just yet, there's still a buzz over Palcohol. Just pour, stir, and you have an instant cocktail. Right now, the Feds are considering approving it for sale but there are issues over the labeling.The ... [Published KVOA 4 - 15 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Fort Lee Earth and Safety Day open to public

FORT LEE - The post's Earth and Safety Day will feature a variety of displays and activities.The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and aims to expand awareness of important matters in the realm of accident prevention and environmental ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

South news briefs: Mom’s, Dad’s day memories on tap in Prior Lake

PRIOR LAKEMom’s, Dad’s day memories on tapKids will have a chance to make special gifts for their parents for Mother’s and Father’s Day at Prior Lake City Hall this spring.The activities are aimed at tykes age six and under, with an adult.The Mother’s ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

MADD: Powdered Alcohol is a Threat

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 @ 7am  by KTRH’s Dale ForbisThe federal government has rescinded its approval for a company's plan to sell powdered alcohol.Just add a little water - there you have it, a shot of vodka.  A lot of people see danger in what ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

With Government Roads, the Customer Is Always Wrong

From the moment automobiles became commonplace in society, people have been dying in them at astonishing rates. Tragically, over the last century almost 40 million people (around 35,000 per year) lost their liveson U.S. roadways alone, with India, China, ... [Published Mises.org - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The final push for stricter OWI laws

KIMT NEWS 3 – Tuesday is the final day Iowa legislators are getting paid, so wrapping up important business is top priority.One national committee is pushing for stricter laws on first time OWI offenders.One senator tells us the House of Representatives ... [Published KIMT.COM - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Program helps parents talk to kids about alcohol

The message was simple: Parents should talk to their teenage children about underage drinking.Armed with new data from a national survey conducted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving showing that teens who receive a talk from parents that underage drinking ... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wyly & Cook, LLP Raising Funds for Walk Like MADD Fundraiser

Wyly & Cook, LLP is on a mission to raise much needed funds for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The firm is collecting monetary contributions and participating in a national walking event held by the organization. Houston Car Accident Attorneys ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Deephaven police officer recognized

Josh Heasley of the Deephaven Police Department was awarded a Top DUI Enforcer pin at the Statewide Recognition Event from Mothers Against Drunk Driving Minnesota at the Science Museum of Minnesota.In order to receive the honor, officers must have performed ... [Published Sun Sailor - Apr 21 2014]

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"Don't overlook the significance of this event either," said Matthew Weeks, another planning committee co-chair. "Safety and environmental protection are issues that require daily vigilance ... they're not just relegated to an annual stand-down. It is our responsibility as members of the Army community to know this information and put it into practice every day. I hope that event participants will walk away knowing that small daily decisions can positively impact both personal safety and the environment."
...5 million members. The group, with members ranging from Mayors Against Illegal Guns to gun violence survivors, is working for "common-sense policies that will reduce gun violence and save lives" the statement said
...it into Arizona Stadium then a bottle of vodka because it going to be a powder they can mix into water drink they are buying inside," says Ray.  "It's definitely going to be a problem because it's easier to conceal" says a University of Arizona student
"With the powdered form, much like the other new alcohols that have been introduced, Mothers Against Drunk Driving is incredibly concerned about the consumption of alcohol for kids that are under 21" said Rick Mallow, the New York director for the organization

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Crime Victim Vigil Set For Tonight In Capitol [Published WLNS - 1 hour ago]
White Swan school official awarded for DUI efforts [Published Yakima Herald Republic - 1 hour ago]
Impact of drunken driving programs debated [Published Brockton Enterprise - 3 hours ago]
Fort Lee Earth and Safety Day open to public [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 8 hours ago]
Gun reform advocates to gather during NRA conve... [Published Vineland Daily Journal - 14 hours ago]
Tucson residents have mixed reactions to powder... [Published KVOA 4 - 15 hours ago]
Should powdered alcohol be on the market? Criti... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 17 hours ago]
South news briefs: Mom’s, Dad’s day memories on... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 21 hours ago]
Not so fast! Palcohol not approved [Published WABC New York City - 21 hours ago]
Thousands Mourn LAPD Officer Killed in the Line... [Published Hollywood Patch - 22 hours ago]
Gun control advocates plan NRA protest [Published Indianapolis Star - 22 hours ago]
Media Advisory: Considering the Health and Publ... [Published PR inside - Apr 22 2014]
Jara latest to climb ranks of Chester police [Published Observer Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
MADD: Powdered Alcohol is a Threat [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 22 2014]
Federal regulators consider approving powdered ... [Published KSBY - TV - Apr 22 2014]
With Government Roads, the Customer Is Always W... [Published Mises.org - Apr 22 2014]
The final push for stricter OWI laws [Published KIMT.COM - Apr 22 2014]
Governor, mayor others decry underage drinking ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 22 2014]
Program helps parents talk to kids about alcohol [Published Lufkin Daily News - Apr 22 2014]
Donegan, NKPD agree to plea settlement [Published Standard Times - Apr 22 2014]
Wyly & Cook, LLP Raising Funds for Walk Like MA... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
MADD encouraging parents to talk to their teens... [Published KTRE - Apr 21 2014]
17 INDEPENDENT RETAILERS BAND TOGETHER TO… [Published Phoenixville Patch - Apr 21 2014]
Prince William police officer leads Northern Vi... [Published Washington Post - Apr 21 2014]
Main Line Tire Group Changes Name [Published Tire Review - Apr 21 2014]
Deephaven police officer recognized [Published Sun Sailor - Apr 21 2014]
Inspiration from tragedy: Central El Paso famil... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Apr 21 2014]
MADD motivation [Published Orange Leader - Apr 20 2014]
The $50 Million Question [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 20 2014]
Drunken drivers in Winnebago County fined more ... [Published Northwestern - Apr 20 2014]
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A Gun Control Network to Rival the NRA? [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 17 2014]
It’s fairly common knowledge that the National Rifle Association (NRA) is a very influential group in our nation’s politics. With around 5 million members, the NRA is one of the largest lobbyist groups in the country. It’s also one of the most powerful. ...
Former NY Major Michael Bloomberg Puts Big Mone... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 17 2014]
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting a heavy $50 million behind the political force supporting gun control, saying he hopes to create an organization that could compete with the National Rifle Association for anti-gun-violence interests. ...
MADD Colorado Celebrates Dedicated Volunteers [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 12 2014]
DENVER, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado held its annual Volunteer Appreciation event honoring the efforts of their dedicated volunteers. The "Art of Giving"-themed brunch and an awards ceremony ...
Are Lawmakers Getting A Special Exemption From ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 11 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Written into Minnesota’s constitution is a 19th century provision that exempts state lawmakers from arrest for certain violations, like drunk driving. Lawmakers receive a physical card that grants them “privilege from arrest,” ...
Turrisi to be featured speaker at MADD news con... [Published Penn State Live - research - Mar 28 2014]
Robert Turrisi, professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State, and developer of the underage drinking prevention effort known as the Power of Parents, will be a featured speaker at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) news conference on “21 Days ...
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Maryland Members Of Moms Demand Action Renew Ca... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 26 2014]
MADD Colorado Kicks Off First Annual Colorado S... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 25 2014]
2012 Traffic Fatality Numbers Highlight Urgent ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 14 2013]
Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America Suc... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 18 2013]
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