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Alcohol Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Rep. Trey Radel proves that booze is still the best gateway drug

    Rep. Trey Radel proves that booze is still the best gateway drug
    Just when I was starting to think that Toronto had the market covered on drunken, cocaine-binging politicians, along comes Rep. Trey Radel. The Florida tea party Republican and self-styled "hip-hop conservative" — really, that’s how he...
  • Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir

    Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. Gavin MacLeod was a fixture on television for years. From 1970 to 1977, he played sweet-natured news writer Murray Slaughter on CBS' "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." No sooner did "MTM"...
  • Redefinition could help regulate rehab homes

    The Costa Mesa City Council introduced an ordinance this week that could help the city's enforcement efforts against problematic rehabilitation homes. The council gave an initial 4-0 vote on the ordinance's first reading Tuesday night. Councilwoman...
  • Richard Lewis on why he disappeared

    Richard Lewis on why he disappeared
    When you’ve been having phone conversations with comedian Richard Lewis for the past three decades, it doesn’t take long for him to warm up. But this time is different. Sure, he starts out light, contemplating his place in comedy, his...
  • Peter O'Toole Dies; 'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Was 81

    Irish-born stage and screen actor Peter O'Toole, who became an international star in the title role of David Lean's Oscar-winning epic "Lawrence of Arabia," died on Saturday at age 81. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest actors of his generation....
  • Homeless Army vet is transformed, GQ-ready: Time-lapse video

    Homeless Army vet is transformed, GQ-ready: Time-lapse video
    Something as simple as a haircut can change your life. Just ask U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf. Wolf, who struggles with alcoholism, poverty and homelessness, teamed up with Michigan filmmaker Rob Bliss and Degage Ministries to create a time-lapse video...
  • ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas Enters Rehab

    NEW YORK -- ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas is in treatment for alcohol dependency. Vargas and the network confirmed Wednesday a New York Daily News story about her treatment. Vargas, who is 51 and married to singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, is anchor of...
  • Kids do end run around dad's wife

    Kids do end run around dad's wife
    Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for 14 years. He is 80. He developed some form of dementia about four years after we married, and I am his caregiver. He is very high-functioning, enjoys life, reads and has hobbies, though he has started to...
  • Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver

    Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver
    A Washington man who attacked a Sikh cabdriver, beating him until he suffered kidney failure, will go to prison for more than three years for committing a federal hate crime. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle sentenced...
  • 'Liz & Dick' romance fizzles in graceless biopic

    'Liz & Dick' romance fizzles in graceless biopic
    An epic love story, like a good horror movie, relies more on possibility than actuality. Surprise and anticipation, of what is to come and what it might mean, are what draw viewers in, binding them in fetters of pleasure and pain. Subtlety and nuance...
  • Task force focuses on small alcohol bottles, over-serving

    The Huntington Beach Downtown Task Force is shifting its attention to the influence of sales of small bottles of alcohol on the problems in the area. The committee Thursday asked City Atty. Jennifer McGrath to see if banning sales of the 1-ounce bottles...
  • Toronto mayor admits getting 'hammered,' deflects drug reports

    Few of his constituents are likely to argue with Toronto's mayor on at least a couple of points he made on a radio program Sunday. "I'm the first one to admit I am not perfect," Rob Ford said on CFRB-Newstalk 1010 radio. "I have made mistakes.'' Among...