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'Booze It and Lose It' campaign celebrates anniversary

Posted September 6, 2009 4:20 p.m. EDT
Updated September 6, 2009 6:47 p.m. EDT

— The statewide “Booze It and Lose It” campaign celebrates its 15-year anniversary this weekend.

The initiative to stop drinking and driving is in effect through Monday.

North Carolina runs safety programs, including checkpoints, to reduce wrecks and raise awareness.

In Clayton, a checkpoint was set up Saturday night, officers said. In total officials charged nine people with driving while under the influence and one person with possession of marijuana.There were 47 other charges filed for other offenses.