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      First Corvette pulled from sinkhole at Kentucky museum

      <p>The recovery of eight classic cars swallowed by a huge sinkhole has begun at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.</p>


      The recovery of eight classic cars swallowed by a huge sinkhole has begun at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.


      The first car was pulled out of the giant hole Monday by a crane at the Bowling Green museum.


      Cheers went up when the engine of the 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil was cranked up and the prize vehicle was driven a few feet.


      Museum Katie Frassinelli says workers hope to recover a second vehicle - a 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette - later Monday.


      About 100 people watched the recovery work.


      Frassinelli says workers hope to recover a third car Tuesday. Others won't be pulled out until workers further stabilize the sinkhole. That could take three weeks.


      Chevrolet will oversee restoration of the cars at a Michigan plant.

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