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DUI charge reduced against David Cassidy

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SCHODACK, NY (AP) -

 A lawyer says a New York drunken-driving charge against 1970s teen heartthrob David Cassidy has been reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor and returned to a town court for resolution.

 Cassidy was pulled over in the town of Schodack and charged with driving while intoxicated in August, when he was in upstate New York for a horse racing meet in Saratoga Springs.

 The charge was a felony because Cassidy has a 2011 driving-under-the-influence conviction in his home state of Florida.

 Attorney Lucas Mihuta says the 63-year-old "Partridge Family" star won't be in Schodack court Wednesday evening because he's in alcohol rehabilitation after a January DWI arrest in Los Angeles. Mihuta says he'll ask the judge for an adjournment while details of a plea deal are completed.

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