Old news: Alcohol is linked to bad decisions. Sort-of-new news: Alcohol is linked to bad decisions over time, the University of Iowa's Daily Iowan reports. Researchers, however, did not go so far as establishing a causal relationship: "It's unclear what comes first: the binge drinking or the bad choices."
Speaking of poor decision making, an Iowa county ordinance that has been almost unanimously panned as pointless will become state law in July, according to the Iowa State Daily. Clearly, if it doesn't work on the county level, then it will definitely work across the state. The law requires every keg sold to identify who purchased the booze as an effort to curb distribution to minors. —Jackie Mantey and Alison Go