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DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA says nearly 1.3 million people from Michigan are expected to travel during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. 

The auto club announced Monday that the projection is a nearly 5-percent increase from last year's travel for the holiday and the most in more than a decade. AAA says the increase is expected despite higher gas prices as strength is seen in the economy.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA projects that more than 1.6 million people from Michigan will travel this month for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

The auto club released its annual forecast on Thursday for people traveling 50 miles or more, saying that's up 3.5 percent from last year. AAA says it would be the eighth consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel in Michigan.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA says it expects that more than 1.5 million people in Michigan will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving holiday. 

The auto club says Tuesday it would be the most travelers since 2007 and a 2 percent increase from last year. Reasons cited include improvements in the economy during the second half of the year, including rising wages, increased consumer spending and consumer confidence.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 9 cents per gallon in the past week.  

The Dearborn-based auto club says the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.24 per gallon on Sunday. That's about 73 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

AAA says gas prices in the Great Lakes region continue to be among the most volatile in the nation, amid refinery issues and tightening supplies.

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA says more than 1.4 million people from Michigan will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day weekend. 

The auto club says Monday that's a 1.5 percent increase from the number from Michigan who traveled last year and would be the highest travel volume for the holiday weekend in 13 years. Most plan to travel in a personal vehicle.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   AAA says nearly 1.2 million people from Michigan are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. 

The auto club says Thursday that's a nearly 2 percent increase from the just over 1.1 million who traveled last year.

AAA says it's the highest Michigan travel volume for the holiday period in nine years. More than a million travelers from Michigan will be driving to their destinations while nearly 60,000 will travel by air. The remaining travelers will go by train, bus or boat.