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LXXVIII/no. 10 6PERSPECTIVES 16INFOCUS </a> <a title="The CPA Journal - October 2008 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a943c4ab?page=6"> Publisher LOUIS GRUMET Associate P</a> <a title="The CPA Journal - October 2008 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a943c4ab?page=7">SAVE THE DATE! 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