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AKRON (Jan. 6, 2013) — Each week Tire Business tracks the top stories — a virtual "Digital Dozen" — on our website, based on readership data.

Of all the stories posted online last week at tirebusiness.com, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• 'Fast & Furious 7' reworked to salvage late actor's scenes;

• Cooper terminates merger agreement with Apollo;

• Headline grabbers of 2013;

• Year in review: Formula 1;

• Auto makers' switch to new refrigerant will accelerate;

• Bridgestone to phase out Expert Tire brand;

• Here's what happens to stocks when the Fed hikes rates;

• Carlisle completes sale of tire-and-wheel unit;

• All marketing strategies should start with 'Why';

• Donald B. Rice Tire shortens name, changes logo;

• Magna Tyres, Terex strengthen cooperation; and

• Lanxess receives performance honor.

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