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xgojim

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:54:56 AM

Roughly 1.3 million people turned out to see classic cars and hot rods at 18th annual Woodward Dream Cruise, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office estimated the number of spectators at 1.3 million, although “any attempt to count the crowd is problematic because it is spread over 19 miles of Woodward,” Undersheriff Mike McCabe said Sunday. Last year’s Dream Cruise drew 1.35 million visitors to Woodward Avenue, according to estimates. Sheriff Michael Bouchard said the event was quiet from a law enforcement perspective, with very few incidents in a 12-hour stretch Saturday. “For an event with 1 million-plus people, I think it’s a testimony to the people,” Bouchard said. “... When you can count the number of arrests on one hand every year, five or under,
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 6:50:44 AM

Alrighty then
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 1:23:15 AM

I would love to be there to see it.
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JagXKR
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 12:55:05 AM

Added to my bucket list.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:14:48 PM

Wish I was able to attend.
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Ply440GTX
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 4:16:35 PM

Good for the local economy! Maybe they should have this more often.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 3:22:08 PM

Nice.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 12:03:55 PM

great event, One for my bucket list!!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:50:52 AM

Sounds like a well-run event and lots of fun for everyone. Nice to see a positive story like this coming out of Detroit.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:34:09 AM

Nice turnout.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:30:35 AM

Good to hear.
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badbonita
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:45:11 AM

Wow!! That's alot of spectators
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PriceMiser94
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:38:02 AM

Wish I would have attended before I moved...
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:34:08 AM

good for those businesses along woodward
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72_Monte
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:55:37 AM


Gotta love a good car show.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:50:05 AM

next year obama will try to tax it probably
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:50:03 AM

yep ... people love their cars
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:35:22 AM

SWEET!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:26:58 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:25:12 AM

That's a lot of people!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:22:45 AM

I never even knew it existed?!
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:15:10 AM

Seems it was a nice peacefull event that people enjoy.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:07:58 AM

Dream Cruise always has a good turnout.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:01:42 AM

Great
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 7:00:26 AM

Local interest item.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:59:34 AM

OK.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:56:35 AM

Ok
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xgojim
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:56:05 AM

Gone until next year, same time. Lots of gasoline used by 1.3 million people to get there! A great day for Detroit area gasoline retailers.
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