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AKRON (March 17, 2014) — 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, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• NTSB chief, frequent critic of auto makers, to step down;

• William Clay Ford Sr., last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, dies at 88;

• Michelin launches 'Truck Care' network;

• Texas files suit vs. tire recycling firm;

• MechanicAdvisor's aim: Be 'Yelp' of automotive sites;

• Tire debuts aplenty at ConExpo;

• TIA blasts OSHA proposal on tracking workplace injuries;

• Pirelli marks OE milestones at Geneva;

• Tire Pros inks sponsorship deals;

• Former General Tire president Neal dies;

• WW II bomber tire surfaces after 74 watery years; and

• <i>OTHER VOICES</i>: Memories of sunken Eagle Tire stay afloat.

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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