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Minnesota car dealers are expecting about 4,000 car sales thanks to the federal government's "Cash for Clunkers" program, which will help car owners who want to unload their old, gas-guzzling cars for up to $4,500 in credit to purchase a new, more fuel-efficient model. The U.S. Department of Transportation program is expected to get under way Friday. McClatchy-Tribune file photo

Northland auto dealers push 'Cash for Clunkers' trades

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We've all shrugged off advertising pressing us to "act now before this one-time offer ends!" but the upcoming Cash for Clunkers program has some prospective car buyers lining up for an offer of federal money that really is expected to end soon.


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