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Seniors at St. Charles High School were required to take a breathalyzer test at their graduation rehearsal, and a number of students tested positive for alcohol. Some parents are concerned it was a violation of rights.
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Seniors at St. Charles High School were required to take a breathalyzer test at their graduation rehearsal, and a number of students tested positive for alcohol. Some parents are concerned it was a violation of rights.

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