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Top DUI News Week of March 24th - March 30th

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Top DUI News, March 29th, 2008

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Police Say Clerks Help Capture DUI Driver Open this result in new window
CBS 6 Richmond - Mar 28 2:58 PM
"Do you think that's something you would have done?" "Yeah..I'm a mother and the children come first." Barbara a clerk at the Exxon on Staples Mill and Glenside talked with our Shelby Brown today, about a DUI arrest made at her Henrico store.
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Richie Sambora's DUI arrest Open this result in new window
NZCity - Mar 28 2:11 PM
Richie Sambora was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) on Tuesday (25.03.08) after being stopped with his 10-year-old daughter in the car.
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Calvert City Council Member Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
WPSD Paducah - Mar 28 4:14 PM
Calvert City, Kentucky police arrested City Council Member Brad Goheen Thursday on DUI charges. Goheen insists that he was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time...
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Franklin man sentenced to state prison in fatal DUI crash case Open this result in new window
The News-Herald - Mar 28 7:32 PM
Michael Olsen pleaded guilty in connection with the accident that killed a Franklin woman. A Franklin man was sentenced to three to six years in state prison by a Venango County judge Friday for a DUI crash that killed a 63-year-old woman.
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Missouri woman pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in 2007 death Open this result in new window
Benton Evening News - Mar 28 2:58 PM
MURPHYSBORO - A Missouri woman involved in taking the life of Du Quoin resident Donna Davis in a Route 51 car accident June 15, 2007, north of Carbondale entered a guilty plea to aggravated DUI Thursday in Jackson County Circuit Court.
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Suspected DUI Driver In Court Open this result in new window
KERO 23 Bakersfield - Mar 28 9:56 AM
The man police said tried to run from a deadly DUI crash will appear before a judge on Friday.
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Teen Accused Of DUI Open this result in new window
Hernando Today - Mar 28 6:23 PM
An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after deputies say she was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of U.S 19 around midnight Thursday.
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Found withdraws DUI case appeal Open this result in new window
Culpeper Star-Exponent - Mar 28 2:40 PM
Scott O. Found, former Culpeper County High School lacrosse coach, has dropped an appeal of his Feb. 28 DUI conviction. According to court records, Found withdrew his appeal March 6.
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Man who hit city bus charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Mar 28 6:22 AM
A driver who collided with a Nashville city bus has been charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license.
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DUI Taskforce to target impaired drivers Friday night Open this result in new window
NBC 24 Toledo - Mar 28 10:35 AM
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. OREGON -- The Oregon Police Division along with the Lucas County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint along State Route 2 Friday night.
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Top DUI News, March 28th, 2008

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Judge tosses evidence in DUI case Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 27 9:48 PM
A judge ruled Thursday that Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies had no right to conduct a DUI arrest on one of their detectives after a traffic accident last year.
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Man Who Hit City Bus Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
News Channel 5 Nashville - Mar 27 7:56 PM
A driver who collided with a Nashville city bus Wednesday night has been charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license. He has been convicted of DUI twice in the past year and a half.
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Mock DUI crash scene sobers students Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Mar 27 9:55 AM
Estrella Foothills High School students chuckled briefly as they watched firefighters disregard a dead student for one that could still be alive Tuesday in a mock DUI crash staged at the school.
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Man who hit city bus charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Jackson Sun - Mar 27 5:39 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A driver who collided with a Nashville city bus has been charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license.
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DUI CHARGE: Hanover man impales car Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Mar 27 12:26 PM
A Hanover man has been charged with DUI after impaling his car on the back of a tractor-trailer on the New York State Thruway.
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SC House and Senate Work to Hammer Out Differences in DUI Reform Bill Open this result in new window
ABC News 4 Charleston - Mar 27 10:43 AM
Senate and House members sat down Thursday to begin working out the differences between the two versions of DUI Bill. The conference committee consisting of three Senate members and three members from the House of Representatives went to work quickly as chairman of the Joint Legislative Conference Committee Senator Larry Martin (R-Pickens) oversaw the discussions.
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Police plan DUI patrol for Friday Open this result in new window
The Arkansas City Traveler - Mar 27 2:39 PM
The Arkansas City Police Department will conduct a DUI saturation patrol on March 28 in an effort to decrease the amount of impaired drivers on the streets.
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Richie Sambora's Daughter Was Passenger During DUI Open this result in new window
Undercover - Mar 27 8:13 PM
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was driving his 10 year old daughter when he was arrested on DUI charges this week. Sambora was arrested after police pulled over his Hummer after it was seen weaving along the Pacific Coast Highway.
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Rush & Molloy: Sambora busted for DUI Open this result in new window
New York Daily News - Mar 27 2:18 AM
Rocker Richie Sambora could face criminal charges of child endangerment after being busted on a DUI charge Tuesday night. Cops in Laguna Beach, Calif., tell us they're investigating whether there's enough evidence to hold the Bon Jovi guitarist.
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Drunken driving trial set for man who served time for DUI death Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Mar 27 12:46 AM
A Springville man with a history of drunken driving convictions is set to go to trial in two weeks for a new felony DUI charge. Robert Vandyke, 43, spent five years in prison for killing a woman in an alcohol-related car wreck in 2000, and has accrued five DUI convictions within
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Top DUI News, March 27th, 2008

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Rush & Molloy: Sambora busted for DUI Open this result in new window
New York Daily News - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
Rocker Richie Sambora could face criminal charges of child endangerment after being busted on a DUI charge Tuesday night. Cops in Laguna Beach, Calif., tell us they're investigating whether there's enough evidence to hold the Bon Jovi guitarist.
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Drunken driving trial set for man who served time for DUI death Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Mar 27 12:46 AM
A Springville man with a history of drunken driving convictions is set to go to trial in two weeks for a new felony DUI charge. Robert Vandyke, 43, spent five years in prison for killing a woman in an alcohol-related car wreck in 2000, and has accrued five DUI convictions within
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Restrictions sought in Utah County DUI case Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Mar 26 11:27 PM
An attorney says that a police officer who arrested his client on a DUI charge shouldn't be able to tell a jury that his client was too impaired to drive.
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News of the Weird: Neck pouch used as DUI defense Open this result in new window
Battle Creek Enquirer - Mar 27 1:39 AM
William Harvey, defending a DUI charge in court in Perth, Scotland, in February, told the judge that his high blood-alcohol reading was because he has a "balloon-like" pouch in his neck (sort of like a pelican's) that collects most of the alcohol he swallows and therefore makes it seem that he is much more inebriated than he really is.
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Richie busted for DUI - with daughter in the car! Open this result in new window
Splash via Yahoo!Xtra Entertainment - Mar 26 1:37 PM
Troubled rocker Richie Sambora had his ten year-old daughter in the car with him when he was arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to a report in the US.
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Richie Sambora picked up for DUI in California Open this result in new window
The Star-Ledger - Mar 26 11:41 AM
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora , who did two stints in rehab last year, was arrested Tuesday night for DUI in Laguna Beach, Calif., the Associated Press reports.
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Richie Sambora Arrested on Suspected DUI Open this result in new window
ABC News - Mar 26 12:33 PM
Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora Arrested in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Suspicion of DUI
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Richie Sambora arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Digital Spy - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora is arrested in California on a DUI charge.
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Report: Sambora arrested for alleged DUI Open this result in new window
Moldova.org - Mar 26 10:34 AM
Police in Laguna Beach, Calif. said Richie Sambora, guitarist for the rock band Bon Jovi, was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly driving under the influence.Law enforcement sources told TMZ.com Sambora was pulled over shortly before 11 p.m. after he was seen driving a black Hummer erratically. Sambora failed several field sobriety tests and was detained for DUI, police said. He also is said to ...
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DUI arrest may lead to deportation Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Mar 26 6:10 AM
A man arrested for DUI in Incline Village last week is being sent to a federal immigration court and may be deported, said an official with the US Immigration and Custom Enforcement.
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Top DUI News, March 26th 2008

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Change in substantial holding (DUI.AX, 00826283, 20080326) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Mar 25 10:02 PM
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15 arrested at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 25 9:24 PM
Manatee County Sheriff's Office netted 15 drunken drivers Friday night at a DUI checkpoint in Palmetto.
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Man in DUI manslaughter case gets 25 years Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 25 2:09 PM
A St. Petersburg man convicted of DUI manslaughter was sentenced to 25 years in prison this afternoon.
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Mickey Rourke's DUI mess Open this result in new window
Splash via Yahoo!Xtra Entertainment - Mar 25 2:31 PM
Hollywood star Mickey Rourke has admitted screwing up on the night of his DUI arrest - but has escaped with a mere slap on the wrist.
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UM football player facing DUI charges Open this result in new window
KPAX Missoula - Mar 25 1:15 PM
A Montana Grizzly football player has been arrested and is now facing DUI charges.
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Missoula PD seeing rise in DUI's Open this result in new window
KPAX Missoula - Mar 25 4:14 PM
17 DUI arrests made last weekend
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Off-duty officer arrested on suspicion of DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Mar 25 12:39 AM
Gilbert police arrested an off-duty Phoenix police officer on suspicion of DUI on St. Patrick's Day.
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Twin Falls man arrested for his fourth DUI after leaving the scene of an accident Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Mar 25 11:06 PM
A 40-year-old Twin Falls man accused of hitting one car on Fairview Avenue and then trying to drive the wrong way down the Interstate 84 Connector to get away Monday was arrested for his fourth DUI.
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TAPE OF MOCK DUI ACCIDENT TO AIR ON CABLE CHANNEL 22 Open this result in new window
The Canton Daily Ledger - Mar 25 10:18 AM
A tape of Canton High School's mock DUI accident, held March 19 in Big Creek Park, will air Thursday, March 27, on cable Channel 22 in Canton, Lewistown and Cuba.
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Hanover Park man accused of 7th DUI, faces 30 years in prison Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Mar 24 11:30 PM
An arrest Sunday resulting in drunken driving charges could land a 53-year-old Hanover Park man up to 30 years in prison. That's because Steve Frost -- whose driver's license has been revoked since 1978, according to authorities -- has six prior DUI convictions.
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Top DUI News, March 25th, 2008

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Hanover Park man accused of 7th DUI, faces 30 years in prison Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - 55 minutes ago
An arrest Sunday resulting in drunken driving charges could land a 53-year-old Hanover Park man up to 30 years in prison. That's because Steve Frost -- whose driver's license has been revoked since 1978, according to authorities -- has six prior DUI convictions.
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Man gets 5 years in DUI crash that injured motorcyclist Open this result in new window
Pensacola News Journal - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
A Pensacola man gets five years in prison for his part in a DUI with injury crash.
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Change in substantial holding from AUI (DUI.AX, 00825688, 20080325) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Mar 24 4:47 PM
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Lakeside Man Faces DUI Charge In Fallbrook Crash Open this result in new window
KGTV San Diego - Mar 24 2:26 PM
A Lakeside man faces a felony DUI charge in connection with a North County traffic accident that injured him and five other people over the weekend, authorities reported Monday.
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DUI Cheetham and Howe Open this result in new window
Vermont Cynic - Mar 24 5:08 PM
It's time to toughen Vermont's DUI laws. Last November 17, 2007, I lost my nephew, Nick Fournier, of Swanton, when he was killed by a man with multiple Driving License Suspended and DUI convictions. This man was driving drunk and going the wrong way on I-89 in Winooski.
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Police log: Seven nabbed during DUI patrols Open this result in new window
The York Dispatch - Mar 24 1:13 PM
Police in York County made seven drunken-driving arrests during recent roving patrols and a checkpoint, according to the Southcentral PA Regional DUI Task Force/ On March 17, a checkpoint netted one DUI arrest, with a second DUI arrest netted by a related roving patrol, according to the task force.
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Deputy shortage hurts DUI Task Force Open this result in new window
The Augusta Chronicle - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
A shortage of sheriff's deputies has hit the Richmond County DUI Task Force hard and the proof is in the numbers.
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DUI charge: Hanover man hurt in N.Y. crash Open this result in new window
The Evening Sun - Mar 24 6:34 PM
A Hanover man was charged with a DUI when he struck the back of a tractor-trailer on the New York State Thruway early Saturday morning. The accident occurred around 4 a.m. when Michael Fink, 24, was driving southbound with two passengers in his vehicle, according to New York state police.
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Emphasis Patrol Catches DUI Offenders Open this result in new window
KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities - Mar 24 11:17 AM
Law enforcement agencies through out Yakima County teamed up over the weekend to crack down on DUI offenders.
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DUI charges pending in 5 vehicle stops Damage to lawn net charges for man Open this result in new window
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - 42 minutes ago
Five traffic stops by state police troopers from the Frackville and Schuylkill Haven stations over the weekend resulted in DUI charges pending against five drivers.
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Top DUI News, March 24th, 2008

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SC police to stress DUI enforcement Open this result in new window
The Beacon News - Mar 23 2:23 AM
The St. Charles Police Department will be conducting a two-week enforcement period in connection with the Traffic Safety Campaign "You Drink and Drive, You Lose" beginning March 31. Off-duty St. Charles officers will be hired back to conduct additional DUI enforcement with an emphasis on speeding and safety belt violations. Call (630) 377-4435.
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Police Adding More DUI Easter Weekend Patrols Open this result in new window
KVEW Kennewick - Mar 22 6:40 PM
KENNEWICK -- Washington State Patrol and the local law enforcement will have extra patrols out this weekend. It's part of a statewide campaign to stop DUI's.
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DUI Patrols Open this result in new window
WVVA Bluefield - Mar 22 3:57 PM
Drunk drivers beware; DUI checkpoints are once again underway in Raleigh County.
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Man faces DUI charges in fatal crash Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
A New Castle man was driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit when he crashed into the car of a New Castle couple, killing the woman and critically injuring the man, state police said.
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City police top state in DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Huntsville Times - Mar 22 2:28 AM
The Huntsville Police Department and its eight-man DUI task force made more DUI arrests in 2007 than any other agency in the state, according to statistics the department received from the state this week.
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DUI check brings four arrests, 14 citations Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Mar 22 7:37 AM
A DUI check lane in the 2900 block of South Hydraulic late Thursday and early Friday resulted in four arrests but no DUI charges. Wichita police spokesman Gordon Bassham said two people were arrested for driving with suspended or revoked licenses. He said one person was arrested for possession of drugs and another for possession of a weapon. Police checked 80 cars during the operation, ...
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Hearing continued in DUI death case Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Mar 23 6:09 AM
A South Lake Tahoe man accused of being drunk when he hit two Incline Village residents in a November pedestrian vs. vehicle accident had his preliminary hearing continued this week.
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DUI check results in arrests, but no DUI charges Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Mar 21 3:33 PM
A DUI check lane in the 2900 block of South Hydraulic late Thursday and early today resulted in four arrests but no DUI charges. Wichita police spokesman Gordon Bassham said two people were arrested for driving with suspended or revoked licenses. He said one person was arrested for possession of drugs and another for possession of a weapon. Police checked 80 cars during the operation, Bassham ...
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Skyforce Player Released After DUI & Drug Arrest Open this result in new window
KSFY Sioux Falls - Mar 21 8:09 PM
Sioux Falls Skyforce player Jason Klotz has been released from the team after being charged with DUI and marijuana possession.
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Man Convicted In Deadly DUI Accident In Morgantown Open this result in new window
WPXI Pittsburgh - Mar 21 2:39 PM
WEST VIRGINIA -- A Monongalia County jury convicted Brian Stone Friday in a drunken driving crash that killed 5 people. They convicted him of all 25 counts, including DUI and leaving the scene of a crash.

Stories of the Week

March 17th - March 23rd: DUI check results in arrests, but no DUI charges

March 10th - March 16th: Teacher Dies, Man Arrested in Suspected DUI Crash

March 3rd - March 9th: Former Head of DUI Enforcement Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving

February 25th - March 2nd: Woman arrested for alleged DUI asks officer if he's been drinking

February 18th - February 24th: DUI Arrests Increased 32 Percent In 2007

February 11th - February 17th: GOP lawmakers push to make DUI laws even tougher

February 4th - February 10th: Jury Awards $10M to Teen Injured Wearing Lap Belt in DUI Crash

January 28th - February 3rd: Judge OKs plea deals in DUI cases if defendants wear GPS alcohol monitor

January 21st - January 27th: Legal business grows as DUI cases escalate

January 14th - January 20th: "Pulp Fiction" Screenwriter Arrested for Manslaughter & DUI in Ojai January 7th - January 13th: Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet January 1st - January 6th: State Police make 7 DUI arrests on New Year's Eve

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007 END

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