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      Cuomo expected to sign tougher drunken driving law


      Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign an amendment to New York's laws against drunken driving that would turn three DWI-related offenses within 15 years into a felony.


      Possible penalties for the felony are up to seven years in prison and a fine up to $10,000.


      The measure is called "Vince's Law" for a man killed in suburban Syracuse by a driver with five prior offenses.


      Authorities say the driver's blood-alcohol content was four times the legal limit


      The law would take effect Nov. 1 and apply to offenses after that.

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