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Wisconsin's new drunken driving penalties begin Jan. 1

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Repeat drunken drivers will face tougher penalties in Wisconsin starting with the new year.Gov. Scott Walker signed a law in April that makes a fourth drunken driving offense a felony regardless of when it's committed. Currently a fourth offense is a felony only if committed within five years of a third offense.