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Aug. 30, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Thomack

Labor Day Traffic

Labor Day weekend is the last big traveling weekend of the summer.

During the Labor Day weekend, the Missouri State Highway Patrol will be sending extra troopers out on the road to help deal with the increase in traffic. Spokesperson for the St. Joseph Headquarters Sergeant Sheldon Lyon says the troopers are there to ensure that motorists arrive safely at their destinations.

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Lyon says that travelers should also allow extra time to get to their destinations so stress is not a part of their trip.