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Current Event January 9, 2015

Fine Parents for Teen Drinking

The legal drinking age in the United States is 21, but surveys show that parties with alcohol have become common for underage teens. And often, the parents know the teens are drinking. Some communities are trying to hold the parents accountable for the underage drinking. Listen to learn how one county in Southern California is cracking down on teen drinking by fining parents.

Life Science Health Civics/Government

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AIR DATE: 12/15/2014

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