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Local car dealership seeing huge sales

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KENNEWICK, Wash--  The popular Cash for Clunkers program is about to hit empty.  The program comes to an end this Monday, after generating about $2 billion in rebates.

But here locally, it's not just the government-run program revving up sales.  McCurley Honda in Kennewick tells KNDU last week they sold 119 cars in just five days last week.  They also say only 15% were because of Cash for Clunkers.

The dealership says this may be a sign consumers are ready to buy again.  Right now, they're down to almost a third of inventory because of the high demand for a new car.