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Busy travel day predicted for July 4 weekend

ATLANTA ( — Nearly 43 million Americans are expected to travel this Independence Day weekend, AAA predicts. That would be the highest Fourth of July travel volume on record and tops Memorial Day weekend travel by five million. The busy travel period comes amid increasing security concerns globally in the wake of terrorist attacks in Turkey, Belgium, France and Orlando, Fla. “Spurred by the lowest gas prices since 2005, more people than ever are planning to travel this Independence Day weekend,” AAA