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Sobering center opens in downtown Houston; expected to help city save money on jail costs

KTRK | 3/7/2013

The City of Houston is taking a much different approach to handling people under the influence and it will mean far fewer prosecutions for public intoxication

Officers can now take them to a so-called sobering center. City leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony in downtown Thrusday morning at the center, a converted warehouse at the Star of Hope Mission.

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