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Gas prices up, so is travel as Arizonans grab end-of-summer holiday

WASHINGTON - Gas prices are up, but that does not seem to have dampened desire for travel this holiday weekend, with airlines predicting a record 16 million fliers and AAA Arizona expecting strong motor traffic closer to home for the weekend.

Arizonans got 78.3 million robocalls in June, part of a boom nationwide

WASHINGTON = Robocalls skyrocketed for every area code in Arizona in the first half of this year, reaching 78.3 million calls in June alone, according to a new report that said the state mirrored a national spike, where robocalls totaled 4.1 billion for June.