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Officials Step Up Patrols for Drunk Drivers 

Over the next two weeks, Maine police will be stepping up their patrols looking for drunk drivers. The effort, called “Drunk Driving – Over the Limit – Under Arrest,” is part of a nationwide effort from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Three hundred thousand dollars in federal money will go to the 55 local police departments, 11 sheriff’s offices and state police to fund additional patrols.The effort will run now through Labor Day on September 7th.