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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Teens party with alcoholShould the legal drinking age be lowered?
    A group of college presidents has signed on to a new initiative that calls for a renewed debate over the legal drinking age. Opponents say lowering the drinking age would lead to more car accidents and an increase in binge drinking.9:06 a.m.
    John McCardell: founder of Choose Responsibility and author of the Amethyst Initiative, which calls for a renewed debate on the legal drinking age. The initiative has been signed by the presidents of 114 colleges.
    Lynn Goughler: vice chair of public policy for MADD Minnesota.
    Jack R. Ohle: president of Gustavus Adolphus College.
    Tracie Toomey: director of the alcohol epidemiology program at the University of Minnesota.
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  • An American noseThe latest nose news
    A smell scientist challenges long-held beliefs on this most valuable fifth sense.10:06 a.m.
    Avery Gilbert: smell researcher and author of "What the Nose Knows."

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