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98.6 million Americans traveling this holiday season

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- The new holiday travel season forecast from AAA projects that a record 98.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home.

The number is up four percent from the 94.8 million who traveled last year.

Gas prices will bring holiday cheer to many drivers.

The national average price for regular unleaded gas is $2.55 a gallon, which is down 69 cents from a year ago.

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