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Rally on the Rez, to prevent teen drinking

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ROSS BARNETT RESEVOIR - (WLBT) It's not unusual to hear about young people experimenting with alcohol. But that doesn't make it right. And what better way to call attention to the cause than to throw a Rally on the Rez!

This special event is put on by the Underage Drinking Coalition of Madison and Rankin Counties. One of the highlights was tricks by Maggie the drug dog, who retrieved items from the water and dazzled the crowd on land as well. Most of the activities included important lessons about the dangers of underage drinking.

"At the national council of alcohol and drug dependency, we're trying to give the community the tools they need to help prevent their teens from getting in trouble with alcohol and other drugs," said Community Outreach Coordinator, Andra Conway, with the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependency.

Saturday marked the second Rally on the Rez highlighting the fight against teenage drinking.

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