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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - October 7, 2011
What happened this week? Sarah Palin bowed out. Amanda Knox came home. And the world mourned a legendary innovator
A Steve Jobs tribute REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
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oodbye, Steve Jobs. After the news broke Wednesday that one of the greatest U.S. innovators in generations — creator of the Mac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad — had died at age 56, Apple fans responded with a record-breaking outpouring of grief and tributes. Can Apple survive without its legendary leader (especially after a rather lackluster unveiling this week of the iPhone 4S) or was Jobs' importance overblown?

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