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Tighten the belt in 2011

Here's a tip on how to save money on gasoline:

Trunk junk: An extra 100 pounds in your vehicle could reduce your gas mileage by up to 2 percent, or about 8 cents a gallon. Roof junk — carrying large items on the roof of the vehicle — creates drag that can cut gas mileage 5 percent.

McClatchy-Tribune

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