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AAA projects slight increase in Thanksgiving travel

AAA said in its annual forecast for Thanksgiving travel Tuesday that traffic will be up slightly over a year ago. The company predicted that an estimated 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home, up from 42.9 million in 2011.
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AAA said in its annual forecast for Thanksgiving travel Tuesday that traffic will be up slightly over a year ago, The Associated Press reported.

The company predicted that an estimated 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home, up from 42.9 million in 2011.

AAA said it will take a stronger economy if traveling is to increase significantly going forward.

The company said the number of travelers is 26 percent below the peak seen in 2005.

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