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(Fark) HOTY Fark's 2013 Headline of the Year contest: Business headlines   (fark.com) divider line 22
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2013-12-17 03:11:25 PM
This year, we're running the tab headlines first, and the Main page contest after, with the other contests (wordplay, context, etc) after. Just a heads-up that all of the subtab headlines are now up today: Sports, Geek, Entertainment, Politics, and Business (look down the page or on the tab if you're looking for them). I'm going to keep this stickied to the top for an hour and a half for voting purposes, and will probably bump them up a bit tomorrow to catch votes from people who missed them because they were busy at work or out Christmas shopping.

Here are your final candidates for Fark's Business Headline of the Year. These are the top 20 business headlines as voted in the preliminaries, with the top five from each quarter of 2013. Now you get to choose the one you like best. Enjoy.
 
2013-12-17 03:11:54 PM
U.S. automakers struggle with reliability, but so far have still managed to fend it off

http://www.fark.com/comments/7994435
 
2013-12-17 03:12:09 PM
Nike's "Just Do It" slogan is now 25 years old... which makes it 15 years too old to make their shoes

http://www.fark.com/comments/7901076
 
2013-12-17 03:12:23 PM
Ford introduces vibrating shifter to teach people how to drive a stick, get more women interested in buying cars with manual transmissions

http://www.fark.com/comments/7863070
 
2013-12-17 03:12:47 PM
AT&T snatches Alltel, creating AT&T&A

http://www.fark.com/comments/7549348
 
2013-12-17 03:13:01 PM
Two large funeral firms to merge, form Megadeath

http://www.fark.com/comments/7773892
 
2013-12-17 03:13:41 PM
Texas Instruments suffers severe 3Q 535507

http://www.fark.com/comments/7985272
 
2013-12-17 03:13:57 PM
Delta Airlines gives 19,000 of its flight attendants a Windows phone. 4,000 attendants immediately ask for an aisle phone

http://www.fark.com/comments/7903616
 
2013-12-17 03:14:14 PM
Olive oil may not really be virgin. Popeye is not going to like this

http://www.fark.com/comments/7933433
 
2013-12-17 03:14:32 PM
America's first toilet-themed restaurant opens in southern California. Dining tip: Don't order the #2

http://www.fark.com/comments/7977074
 
2013-12-17 03:14:51 PM
Importer announces 'the first wine created in support of equality for gay Americans'. It doesn't come in a box

http://www.fark.com/comments/7526738
 
2013-12-17 03:15:08 PM
"Say, this energy bar is pretty good. What's in it?" *crickets*

http://www.fark.com/comments/7855855
 
2013-12-17 03:15:50 PM
Overlooked industry that is currently booming in the USA: sperm exports. IN YOUR FACE, CHINA

http://www.fark.com/comments/7682519
 
2013-12-17 03:16:16 PM
Subaru recalling almost 50,000 "zombie cars". BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAKES

http://www.fark.com/comments/7631504
 
2013-12-17 03:16:34 PM
Kraft joins the NASDAQ 100 on the news that Kraft is TFARK spelled backwards

http://www.fark.com/comments/7635116
 
2013-12-17 03:16:52 PM
Al Jazeera opens a bureau in Detroit. Apparently they want to show their viewers in the Middle East that things could be worse

http://www.fark.com/comments/7734467
 
2013-12-17 03:17:14 PM
Apple's Paris store robbed of $1.3 million in goods on New Year's Eve. In other news, a Microsoft store was broken into on New Year's Day and $90,000 worth of merchandise was angrily returned

http://www.fark.com/comments/7513201
 
2013-12-17 03:17:31 PM
Female IT grads can now expect to earn more money than their male counterparts in 2013. Yes, IT departments will now pay almost anything just to actually see a woman

http://www.fark.com/comments/7519382
 
2013-12-17 03:17:49 PM
Illinois credit rating downgraded from White Sox to Cubs

http://www.fark.com/comments/7563377
 
2013-12-17 03:18:15 PM
Galant Food Co. recalls calzones for undeclared allergen, Goofus Food Co. tells consumers to go fark themselves

http://www.fark.com/comments/7925255
 
2013-12-17 03:18:27 PM
Saudi prince spends $20 million on a three day trip to Disneyland, not including parking

http://www.fark.com/comments/7782526
 
2013-12-17 05:38:46 PM
I came up with Kraft = TFark spelled backwards almost 6 years ago.
But hey I'm glad someone got a greenlight and a HOTY nomination out of it finally.

proceduraltexture.com

Check the date in the directory index if you don't believe me:
http://proceduraltexture.com/commentpic/
 
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