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    The annual law enforcement vehicle checkpoint event called Hands Across the Border could have been renamed Tuesday to “Hands Across Milgen Road.” The event, targeting drivers who are violating a number of laws and organized by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, is usually held in the evening hours on one of bridges between Alabama and Georgia. This year more than 40 law enforcement officials from a dozen agencies in Columbus and west Georgia worked a stretch of Milgen Road near Milgen Court in the afternoon hours.

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