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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, 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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Do you give any credence to news reports trying to link cancer in youth soccer players to crumb rubber used in artificial turf?

Yes. Where there’s smoke there’s fire.
(18 votes)
No. There’s no proof to make the claim.
(70 votes)
I’m undecided and think there needs to be an independent study.
(48 votes)
Total votes: 136