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Starting this fall, Lee Motors will no longer be a General Motors franchise. It will remain in business offering top quality used cars and trucks, according to owner Bumper Lee. Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff

Changes await Lee Motors: GM cuts ties with dealership

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It's been an interesting couple of years for Lee Motors in Alexandria and changes are coming.

First, the dealership, like thousands of others throughout the country, had to weather a crippling slump in auto sales brought on by high gas prices that spiked to more than $4 a gallon in 2008.

Then it received bad news from General Motors - the struggling auto giant was faced with bankruptcy.

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