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The numbers for June 4, 2013: Cussing and kids TV shows

Katie Long Jun 4, 2013

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2

Two companies nearly annihilated by the 2008 financial crisis will rejoin the S&P stock index starting Friday — General Motors and insurance giant AIG. (Reuters)

65

The number of letters in Rindfleischetikettierungsueberwachungsaufgabenuebertragungsgesetz, which was the longest word in German until now. (Marketplace)

4

Four-letter words are still unpopular in corporate America. The board of Scotts Miracle-Gro voted unanimously to reprimand the CEO of the company, who likes to swear, for his colorful language. (Wall Street Journal)

6

How many figures in the agreement to move Viacom kids’ shows to Amazon Prime (The Verge)

59%

The decline in hospital visits when low-income adults were added to Wisconsin’s public insurance system. (Health Affairs)

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