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GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Court records show a judge has extended Nicole Richie's probation until March to give her more time to complete alcohol education classes.

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Richie was not present in court Tuesday when the order was made. She will have to complete the classes by February.

Richie's attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, did not immediately return a phone message and e-mail seeking comment.

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Richie was arrested in December 2006 after witnesses reported seeing her black Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicle headed the wrong way on a freeway in Burbank. She later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge and spent 82 minutes in jail.

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A former star of the television series "The Simple Life," Richie is engaged to longtime boyfriend and rocker Joel Madden.