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Drinking and Driving Over Memorial Weekend

YAKIMA, Wash.- Memorial Day weekend draws closer to an end and the Washington State Patrol is keeping busy pursuing drunk drivers. 

The numbers are up; there have been a total of 17 DUI arrests in our area; seven in Yakima County, and ten in the Tri-Cities since friday afternoon.

State patrol says DUI arrests are common during busy holiday weekends and warn travelers to think twice about mixing alcohol and driving.

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