Rocker Rick Springfield Pleads Not Guilty To DUI

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    Rick Springfield pleaded not guilty to a DUI.

    Prosecutors say an attorney for Rick Springfield has entered a not guilty plea on the rocker's behalf in a drunken driving case.

    Los Angeles County district attorney's spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons says Philip Cohen entered the plea during a hearing Tuesday in Malibu.

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    The "Jessie's Girl" singer did not attend the arraignment in the misdemeanor case.

    Springfield was arrested May 1 by a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for allegedly speeding in his 1963 Corvette on Pacific Coast Highway.

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    The sheriff's department said Springfield's blood alcohol content was 0.10 percent. That's over the 0.08 percent limit in which a person is presumed to be too drunk to drive.

    Cohen did not immediately return a phone message.

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