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Lawmakers hear emotional testimony on bills that crack down on drunken driving

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State lawmakers spent several hours Tuesday listening mainly to people who demanded tougher drunken driving laws.

The Assembly's Public Safety Committee held a hearing at State Fair Park near Milwaukee on a package of nine OWI reforms.

They include mandatory ignition interlocks for all repeat offenders and many first-timers, and making four-time OWI a felony if the most recent offense is within five years of the last one.

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