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Governor Loosens DUI Punishments

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KENNEWICK, Wash.- In a surprising move, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire is easing punishments for drunk drivers.  

Studies have shown taking licenses away completely isn't as effective as requiring ignition interlock devices on cars.  

New Mexico had good results with the same change.