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AKRON (April 15, 2014) — 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:

Jackie Pobiega, Conti PR rep, killed in car crash (updated);

ATD to close Terry’s Tire Town HQ (Update);

Made in America: Tire makers pump billions into facilities;

• Bridgestone takes wraps off new DriveGuard run-flat;

• DOE program looks at fuel-efficient tires;

• Chrysler issues worldwide recall to repair brake system;

• Car dealer settles same-sex male harassment suit;

Caterpillar dodged $2.4B tax in Swiss move, inquiry finds;

Ford issues recalls for rusting frame parts, faulty seats;

• Conti: ‘We want to be your #1;’

• Liberty Tire Recycling, Bridgestone presenting ‘Recycle Florida: 2014;’

Barra hearing lampooned on ‘Saturday Night Live.’

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