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To Grandmother’s house 132,000 Delawareans go

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WILMINGTON — More than 132,000 Delawareans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. That’s about 14 percent of the population, 2.6 percent more than last year.

Just over 90 percent will travel by car, and they will see the lowest gas prices in eight years.Prices are holding at about $2.10 a gallon, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Just over 7 percent of Delawareans will travel by air this holiday.

Nationally, AAA projects 48.7 million Americans will journey at least 50 miles from home, about one million more than last year.

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