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State scraps proposed pink-striped license

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Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 9:44 pm | Updated: 1:43 pm, Fri Mar 22, 2013.

RALEIGH — North Carolina said Thursday it is abandoning its plan to issue pink-striped driver’s licenses to certain illegal immigrants, beset by mounting criticism of the specially designed IDs.

The state learned such licenses are easier and more efficient to produce if they’re similar to the traditional licenses issued to other drivers, said spokesman Mike Charbonneau at the state Transportation Department.

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