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Coors executive pleads innocent to DWI charges

GOLDEN, Colo. -- Beer company executive Pete Coors has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence and failing to stop at a stop sign.

His attorney entered the pleas for him and Coors did not appear in court, said Jefferson County district attorney's spokeswoman Pam Russell.

Coors, 59, vice chairman and a director of Molson Coors Brewing Co., was pulled over by the state patrol May 28 after he left a friend's wedding celebration.

Company spokeswoman Kabira Hatland has said Coors rolled through a stop sign a block from his Golden home and was stopped by the officer in his driveway. She said a breath...

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