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Editorial: Battling DUIs with FaceTime justice

Repeat drunken drivers have a way of skirting the consequences of their crime: They refuse to take a breath test. That triggers automatic suspension of their driver's licenses but lessens the chance of DUI convictions since there's no record of their blood alcohol levels.

This chicanery can pay dividends.

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