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Morris Auto Plaza has a unique advertising "vehicle" for its participation in the Cash for Clunkers program, but dealership owner Joel Krusemark said he's "taking a more cautious road" on submitting contracts until he's certain his business will be paid by the government.

Cash for Clunkers program a mixed bag for Morris auto dealerships

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By Tom Larson, Sun Tribune

The Cash for Clunkers program represents a mixed bag for local auto dealers, and they remain apprehensive about it even after the federal government approved a $2 billion infusion on Thursday.


On the one hand, the program has increased traffic at the dealerships. On the other, red tape is making it frustrating for the dealer owners and some potential customers.

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