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From Drug Court to Independence


Five people in Champaign County have graduated from a regimen of treatment for drug addiction. Champaign was one of the first counties in the state to set up a program known as Drug Court - since then, dozens of non-violent offenders have reduced or avoided jail time by pledging to stay drug-free under a judge's watch. AM 580's Tom Rogers watched as the latest participants received their hard-earned diplomas.