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July 4 / Holiday Travel #1001700

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 01, 2011
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Santa Monica, California: Aditi Roy) Travel plans this holiday weekend featured; details given about rising prices for gas, hotels and car rentals, the cancellation of fireworks displays and the role of the weather; average cookout cost cited. [Vacationers Carrie RULONEK‡, Mr. DEITZ‡, Marcella HANOW‡- comment on their plans.] [AAA Troy GREEN†- says people will economize by travelling shorter distances and shortening the duration of their trips.] [Texas firefighter Eldon LEDOUX†- notes fireworks would be dangerous due to the heat and dry conditions.] [The Weather Channel’s Carl PARKER†- comments on the hot weather.] Top 3 travel destinations listed.

Snow, Kate;
Roy, Aditi

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