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National Tractor Pulls bring thousands to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, OH (Toledo News Now) -

It's that time of year again: The National Tractor PullChampionship is in Bowling Green.

On Friday, thousands of people arrived to kick off the event.
Many of the competitors spent the day preparing their tractors for one of thebiggest weekends of the year.

Organizers say they're expecting about 65,000 people throughoutweekend. Those guests give Bowling Green a huge economic boost every  year.

"Last year we had an economic impact study done, with lastyear's event, and it showed that we brought in almost $40 million in economicimpact," said Terry Landry, media coordinator for the National TractorPull.

The last event on Friday was at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday's events are at noon and 6:30 p.m., and the last eventwill be Sunday at noon.

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