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Party Hosts Could Be Liable

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RALEIGH — If you are serving alcohol at a party tonight, here's a good reason notto let your guests drink and drive: You can get sued if they have awreck.

You may have heard that bartenders can be charged if they knew, or shouldhave known, that they served a customer who was drunk. But, NorthCarolina's Attorney General says the same rule applies to privateparties.

Easley says you should be on the lookout for guests who've had too muchto drink, then find them a designated driver.

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