Letters on wet/dry issue: Cost of alcohol is too high

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It was with great interest that I read the July 13 articles of Holly Bowling and Jason Wainscott. While the statistics stated in Ms. Bowling’s article were rather compelling, they weren’t quite the whole story. After reviewing the website she listed, I discovered that the statistics she employed were from the years 1990-1995. The figures from 1995-2000 were much less impressive. Rather than the 40-percent drop in Pike County DUIs reported by Ms. Bowling when going from dry to wet, the figure for 1995-2000 was a 19-percent drop.

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