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AKRON (Jan. 20, 2013) — Each week <i>Tire Business</i> 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:

• Obama calls for N.C. mfg. innovation institute;

• Michelin debuts tire with evolving grip technology;

• Enrollment up sharply in public health exchanges: HHS;

• Mining woes may force Cat to change strategy;

• ‘Digital first’ is auto maker marketing execs’ mantra;

• Bridgestone plant earns zero waste designation;

• Think last year was frustrating?... ;

• OTHER VOICES: Damage control time for Cooper, Apollo;

• Judge dismisses Amiens union suit against Goodyear;

• Mexico tire market value increasing;

• Growth expected in plug-in electric vehicles;

• Bridgestone OE partner for BMW i3.

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