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Et Cetera...


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ET CETERA...

--A squirrel-induced outage on Aug. 1 shut down the Nasdaq for 34 minutes.

--Scott Paper accelerated a plan to cut 10,500 jobs, one- third of its worldwide total.

--Cobb County, Ga., won't dump antigay ideas--and so won't host Olympic volleyball.

--American General was rebuffed in a $2.6 billion offer for Chicago insurer Unitrin.EDITED BY THANE PETERSON


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