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Even if only one in 10 intoxicated people ended up at the hospital or in jail, the sobering station would still save money.
If the sobering station were to close, most intoxicated people wouldn't end up in a hospital or the jail - maybe not even one in 10.
However, with 11 railers and just one middle seed qualifying, there were always going to be some hard luck stories in the draw and Sobering Thought could be one of them as he has to contend with a tricky-looking three pitch in Tuesday's second semi.
The Buckley Center's sobering station in Eugene will run out of money at the end of September and will be forced to close its doors unless new funding emerges, program director Tom McKee said Monday.
HOLLYWOOD actor Mark Wahlberg says being jailed as a teenager was a "sobering" moment.