Wyoming Highway Patrol Beefs up Staff for the Holiday

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Highway Patrol has beefed up staffing for the Labor Day weekend. The patrol is especially on the lookout for drunken drivers. It is participating in a special effort in Cheyenne to target impaired drivers. Wyoming's traffic fatality count is down nearly 29 percent compared to this same time last year. However, of the fatalities this year, 22 percent were alcohol and drug related.