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Morning Roundup: January 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Amanda Bynes' bong-throwing charges dismissed, France approves cannabis-based drug, teen chops off penis on meow meow, and drunk woman bites into roof. MORE  

20/20 Focuses on Kristen Johnston's Guts

By Benjamin Fairway

The actress and recovery advocate brings heart and humor to addiction awareness on tonight's show. MORE  

NBA Star Jason Kidd Pleads Not Guilty to DWI

By McCarton Ackerman

A weekend arrest forces Jason Kidd to come down from the high of being signed to the Knicks. MORE  

Toxic Booze Kills 24 in India

By Valerie Tejeda

Bootlegged alcohol made from cough syrup and methanol proves fatal—again. MORE  

Video: Florida Students Seek Alcohol Amnesty

By Will Godfrey

A new UCF policy may encourage students to make 911 calls if they or their friends are dangerously drunk. MORE  

New Coast Guard Penalties Target Boozy Boaters

By Dirk Hanson

This weekend marks the start of a new national operation aimed at cutting down on drunk-boating accidents. Punishment includes imprisonment, impoundment of your boat and even loss of your driver's license. MORE  

The 9 DWIs of Heather Higgins

By Kirwan Gray

At the time of her ninth DWI, Higgins was in possession of a valid driver’s license. MORE  

Driving Loaded? There’s an App for That

By Donel DeFreese

Senators were shocked to learn that dozens of applications allow the intoxicated smartphone owner to avoid user-reported speed traps and radar-equipped patrol cars. MORE  

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