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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Robert Darbelnet
The calendar and the economy are conspiring to make this year's Fourth of July holiday a bit of a dud for business, according to a new survey released late last week.
The nation's baby boomers, now entering into their golden years in record numbers, are not giving up the car keys without a fight.
Economic growth "is not robust enough to offset the impact of the sequester and the effect of the end of the payroll tax cut on American families," Mr. Darbelnet said.
AAA President Robert Darbelnet said that this year's celebrations will be muted slightly by the lingering effects of government "sequester" budget cuts and a bigger tax bite facing most Americans.