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Police Embark on Yearlong Traffic Emphasis

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KENNEWICK, Wash.- Washington State Patrol, Sheriffs offices and police departments are joining forces to reduce traffic fatalities.

It is called "X-52", for "extra patrols every week".

Law enforcement agencies will spend about $500,000 this year on a year round traffic emphasis. 

They are targeting roads with histories for speeding and drunken driving.

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