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Auto Show attendance up again this year

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DETROIT, MI (AP) -

Organizers of the North American International Auto Show say this year's attendance was the highest since 2004.

The annual event at Detroit's Cobo Center closed on Sunday. Organizers say attendance during the public portion of the show was 795,416. That's also up from last year when 770,932 went to the show -- the highest number since 2005.

Detroit is one of 65 shows being held in the U.S. this year -- from a tiny one in Toledo to New York and Chicago gatherings that attract more than a million visitors.

Detroit has been holding an auto show almost continuously since the early 1900s.

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