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Under the Influence

Author Joyce Maynard On The Moment She Decided To Quit Drinking

Joyce Maynard | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty
Joyce Maynard

I never got drunk . I was just 'taking the edge off'. But I also recognized that reaching for a glass of wine, or three, had become my response to stress or sorrow in my life. And like most women I know -- most human beings -- there was generally plenty of that.

Why We've Been Duped by Presidential Fundraising Numbers

Linsey Pecikonis | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Linsey Pecikonis

Just last week, the political establishment was a flurry with news over which 2016 presidential candidate raked in the most money. Ever since the Citi...

Lab Tech Found Drunk, Partially Clothed, Surrounded By Escaped Monkeys

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.21.2012 | Weird News

A lab tech at Georgia Health Sciences University may have engaged in too much monkey business. Officials jailed Coley Mitchell, 32, on August 13 af...

Chrysler Suspends Workers For Drinking, Smoking Marijuana Before Shift

Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler Group LLC said Tuesday it has suspended nine workers without pay after a Detroit television station aired footage of them al...

Walgreen CFO Arrested On Drunk Driving Charges

Daily Finance | Melly Alazraki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Walgreen (WAG) Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last month, The Chicago Tribune reported. It was his s...

Tunesmiths Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk: Writing 'Em Like They Used To

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Perhaps Kerrigan and Lowdermilk will get through to the larger public soon, possibly not--for the simple reason that they devote their tandem time to writing scores for musicals.