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Howard Co. police to conduct sobriety checkpoint Labor Day weekend

The Howard County police department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location on Labor Day weekend, according to a news release.

The checkpoint will be clearly marked with signs, lights and uniformed officers. The department conducts several checkpoints a year. In 2013, police arrested 1,165 individuals for driving under the influence. 

Police said 27 percent of the county's fatal collisions last year were alcohol-related. 

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