(CNN) - The recent uptick in gas prices isn't stopping Americans from trying to get out of town on the last major travel holiday of the summer.
A AAA Labor Day travel survey shows 33 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the long weekend.
The automotive and travel services group says the vast majority of travelers, 28.2 million of them, will hit the roadways for their trip.
Since last year's survey, the number of travelers is up 2.9 percent, even though the average price of gasoline is up 14 cents since then.
The Labor Day survey looks at the travel period between Thursday, August 30 and Monday, September 3.
The expected winter weather has delayed initial construction work on MoPac until the rain and cold temperatures pass through.
Family and friends held a vigil Wednesday at the State Capitol in hopes that a Bastrop man can win a new trial.
An unusually cold blast of arctic air arriving early this morning will be followed by an increasing chance of freezing drizzle/rain and sleet by Friday morning.
The HealthCare.gov website is working more smoothly for central Texans.
City leaders in West Lake Hills discussed the ongoing concern with the city's water system Wednesday night. The problems arise when water is needed most; fighting fires.
Federal, state and local authorities on Wednesday arrested 15 people and seized 70 firearms in raid on a methamphetamine operation based in Burnet County.