Tiger Woods' DUI hearing pushed back to Friday

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Golfer Tiger Woods’ hearing on his May DUI arrest —  and his expected plea bargain as a first-time offender — is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET on Friday, instead of Wednesday afternoon as originally expected. Woods must be present in court on Friday. 

Woods, who completed a drug treatment program in July to help manage his prescription drug usage for back pain, is expected to plead guilty to reckless driving, a less-severe charge than driving under the influence, as part of a Palm Beach County, Fla., diversion program. 

In the expected diversion program, Woods would spend a year on probation and pay a $250 fine and court costs. He also must attend DUI school, perform 20 hours of community service and attend a workshop where victims of impaired drivers detail how their lives were damaged. According to court records, he was under the influence of prescription drugs and marijuana at the time of his arrest, so he would also be required to undergo…

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