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Emergency workers load three people onto ambulances after mules ran loose during the 2010 Wagner Labor Day parade. Organizers are taking steps this year to make sure it doesn't happen again. (Chris Huber/Republic)

Wagner makes parade changes to avoid repeat of last year's mule incident

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WAGNER -- Parade organizers at Wagner have taken precautions to enhance the safety of parade-goers this Labor Day.

In 2010, two mules ran loose during the annual Labor Day parade, injuring three people. This year, the parade committee has incorporated walkers -- people who will walk along the sidewalks passing out treats.


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