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Record number of travelers expected over July 4th weekend

A record number of people are expected to travel over the 4th of July holiday weekend, according to AAA.

A total of 44.2 million Americans are forecast to take trips over the period running from June 30 to July 4.

In Georgia, 1.3 million people will travel for the holiday, AAA says.

Most of them will be driving.

But 3.4 million across the country are expected to fly over Independence Day weekend, including 94,000 in Georgia.


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Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport.