Georgia State Patrol

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The Georgia State Patrol and Motor Carrier Compliance Division expect a record number of travelers hitting the roadways for the Fourth of July holiday.

This year, the holiday travel period is 102 hours long, beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday and ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the GSP. Last year, the holiday period was only 30 hours long.

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Despite having their permit denied earlier this year, a group of anti-Islamic protesters held a rally at the Georgia Capitol Monday.