'Morning Edition' Returns: Blame Heels, Not Booze

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It's hard to enough to walk in spike heels. Now a North Carolina woman has used the fashion statement as a defense for drunk driving. During her sobriety test, she couldn't stand on one foot for 30 seconds. She argued the shoes were the culprit. The judge agreed and tossed the case out.



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