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Elyria 61-year-old accused of firing gun in his home

An Elyria man was arrested on weapons and domestic violence charges after authorities said he fired a gun in the basement of his home and smashed a television set, according to an Elyria police report. The 61-year-old man was arrested and charged with discharging firearms, using weapons while intoxicated and...
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Kanye West's Girlfriend Julia Fox Shares Throwbacks With 'Deadbeat Alcoholic' Baby Daddy For Son's First Birthday, Hours After Rapper's Rant Over Chicago's Party

Kanye West wasn't the only one gearing up to celebrate his child over the weekend — his girlfriend, Julia Fox, was preparing to pay tribute to her son on his first birthday. The 31-year-old actress made a surprising selection when choosing the photos to include in Valentino's birthday post — sharing several with his "deadbeat alcoholic" dad, her ex-husband Peter Artemiev.
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'Teen Mom' Star Farrah Abraham Accused of Being a 'Violent Alcoholic' by Ex

Farrah Abraham's ex is speaking out in the wake of her arrest Saturday night for allegedly slapping a security guard. The former Teen Mom OG star's ex, Simon Saran, took to Twitter Sunday to accuse Abraham of being a "violent alcoholic" following the altercation, which resulted in the MTV star being placed under arrest on suspicion of battery.
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News Channel Nebraska

Texas man arrested near Woodland Park on felony charges

WOODLAND PARK, Neb. -- A Texas man is facing charges after being arrested at a gas station in northeast Nebraska. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office said they had contact with a man sleeping in his car near the Little Store in Woodland Park Wednesday around 6:10 a.m. They said the...

Rahr-West Art Museum to Host a Fundraiser in Collaboration with Bank First

Bank First and the Rahr-West Art Museum Charitable Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser in early February. The event on February 4th will be called “An Evening With STEEM” and will feature Vic Farrari founder Michael Bailey and Steve March-Torme. Admission includes valet parking, hors d’oeuvres, plated dinner,...

‘Am I an alcoholic?’: the blurred line between a daily drink and a drinking problem

Since returning to the UK sadly alcohol has had an immediate impact on my life with news of its role in recent illness and death in my friendship group. With that in mind I share this piece from The Guardian Australia which was written a few weeks before we left so the cross-over feels apt and it’s a helpful comprehensive piece for those looking for further support following on from my last blog entry:

BrewDog Celebrates Dry January With 7 Convincing Non-Alcoholic Beers

The Dry January movement has gone global with more people than ever before taking a break from alcohol. In fact, Nielsen recently released a study that 47% of people over the age of 21 are making an effort to cut back or abstain from consuming alcohol. In the UK and...

9 Ready-to-Drink Non-Alcoholic Cocktails for Dry January

For those times when you’re craving a good mixed drink without the alcohol!. Non-alcoholic beer and wine have been around for a while, but these last couple years have seen an increase in popularity of non-alcoholic cocktails. Whether you’re trying to cut back for Dry January or are just looking for an alternative to your favorite drink, here are 9 ready-to-drink non-alcoholic cocktails for you to enjoy!

Yes, Non-Alcoholic Cocktails are Expensive. Here’s Why.

Last fall, I debuted a special cocktail at Columbia Room, the bar I own in Washington, D.C., that included black ants. It was inspired by chefs like Noma’s Rene Redzepi, who incorporate black ants in their food for their tangy, citrusy characteristics. The drink at Columbia Room was served with or without alcohol, and both versions cost $18.

Understanding The Stages of Alcoholism: How Bad Is Your Alcohol Addiction?

Habit, as defined by the website, Psychology Today, is a process by which a certain behavior becomes automatic. They can be intentional or unintentional, but the repetition of that certain behavior over time tunes your mind into turning it into a habit. This is why consumption of alcohol or drinking is extremely loathed. An alcoholic makes drinking a habit by consuming it round the clock. Once this habit develops, turning back becomes very difficult unless you get proper treatment. This is why alcoholism is not just considered immorality but also an illness.

Buzz-worthy Brands Without the Booze! See Which Celebrities Have Launched Non-Alcoholic Drink Lines

As of Jan. 6, the singer has something new to celebrate: De Soi, her new line of sparkling, non-alcoholic apéritifs that she launched with distiller Morgan McLachlan. The bittersweet, French-inspired botanical beverage—which is meant for sipping slowly before dinner to whet the appetite—comes in three flavors: Golden Hour, Champignon Dreams, and Purple Lune (Perry's personal favorite).