Cancer study shows limiting alcohol reduces chances of developing breast cancer
A new study today finds that young women with a family history of breast disease can reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by avoiding alcohol. The research, published in the journal "Cancer", looked at more than nine-thousand young women starting in 1996 and tracked them through 2007.
Olga Akselrod with New York-based The Innocence Project speaking during a press conference at the Bryan Cave law firm Monday, Sep. 26, 2011. Akselrod and other attorneys for 55-year-old George Allen Jr. say new DNA evidence proves he is innocent.
Legislation Reducing Penalties for Initial Misdemeanors Headed to Nixon
Legislation headed to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would reduce the potential penalties for initial violations of misdemeanors such as driving without a valid license, failing to maintain vehicle liability insurance and being a minor in possession of alcohol. Instead of the possibility of jail time, the legislation only would allow fines up to $300.