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Singer on tour with Pennsylvania’s The Stylistics shares his story with alcoholism

On The Spark Monday, Tom Cridland, a singer and songwriter, who creates original rock and pop music, discussed his story as an artist and how he used Elton John’s music to overcome a life-threatening alcohol addiction.

By Aniya Faulcon

Study: Over half of car crash victims had drugs or alcohol in their systems

“We also are concerned that nearly 20% of road users tested positive for two or more drugs, including alcohol.”

By The Associated Press

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Beer stations coming to Beaver Stadium now that Penn State trustees approve selling alcohol during games

“We will institute a variety of measures to ensure the expansion of alcohol sales will be done safely.”

By Anne Danahy/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. is on the brink of regulating recovery homes for the first time. Here’s what you need to know.

The Wolf administration could implement new oversight of recovery homes by mid-2022, though challenges could cause delays.
By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

Liquor Control Board awards nearly $2 million in grants to support Pennsylvania’s wine, beer and cider industries

Some $600,000 of that total was awarded to Penn State University for eight different wine and malt and brewed beverage projects.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Without mixed drinks to-go rule, restaurants and bars prepare for slower summer recovery

Bar and restaurant owners say the practice that helped them survive the toughest stretches of the pandemic is just as key to helping them recover.

By Sam Dunklau

Stalemate breaks on mixed drinks to go for Pennsylvania bars and restaurants

The state House passed a stripped down version of a bill that dropped broader liquor privatization efforts and moved the drinks-to-go effort back to the state Senate for final adoption.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Mixed drinks to-go legislation in peril in Pennsylvania

The new provisions would dramatically expand the availability of hard-alcohol products, allowing beer-and-wine licensees like grocery stores and beer distributors to sell mixed drinks in cans.

By The Associated Press