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Officials vote to let people arrested for drunken driving keep their license cards

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A state committee has voted to let those arrested for drunken driving keep their license cards for identification only.

Right now, police confiscate the licenses of those who fail sobriety tests, or refuse to take them.

But some lawmakers say it's too harsh of a punishment, because drivers lose the IDs they need to cash checks, buy cold medicines, and board airplanes.

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