Tougher penalties for multiple DUIs among new Colo. laws

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Tougher penalties for multiple DUIs among new Colo. laws

Gov. John Hickenlooper hugs Patricia Mozqueda, a family friend of 17-year-old drunken-driving victim Juan Carlos Dominguez, whose siblings stand at left, during a signing ceremony for a bill aimed at stiffening punishments for habitual DUI offenders, at Lifeloc Technologies, a manufacturer of professional breath-alcohol testers, in Wheat Ridge. Colorado will begin punishing habitual drunken drivers with felonies and longer prison sentences, one of dozens of new laws that will take effect Wednesday.
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