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DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors says its U.S. sales rose 1 percent in June despite a record-setting string of safety recalls.
 
Sales were led by the Buick Encore small SUV, up 82 percent. The redesigned Chevrolet Tahoe big SUV also had a strong month with sales almost doubling.
 
GM sold more than 267,000 vehicles for the month.
 
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