AAA: Heavy travel expected during Thanksgiving wee

According to the recently released travel outlook from auto group AAA, as many as 46.9 million Americans plan on traveling during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2007.

Attributing the high numbers to lower gas prices, AAA is anticipating 300,000 more travelers this year than in 2014.

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Travelers are encouraged to be aware and stay safe during their holiday travels. The Illinois Department of Transportation provides travel information at its Web site.

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