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Prime time for a Labor Day getaway

If you're headed onto the roads for the long holiday weekend, you'd better get cracking. WTOP's traffic director says you should be OK until later Friday morning; after that, "you're really kind of rolling the dice." He's got tips on when traffic will probably ease -- and totally jam up -- for your getaway and return, as well as alternate-route choices.

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