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    1. The Conference Board's role in facilitating dialogue between practitioners and academic researchers deserves significant praise.
      In Report: Academia Shares Views on Role of Board Director
    2. The conference call was really bad, but from the company's perspective it's pretty simple, separate John as much as you can from the brand as much as you can and move on.
      In Papa John's Missteps Have Wall Street Wondering Whether it's Beyond Recovery
    3. When we announced on our earnings conference call that we were taking our dividend down to 4 cents a year, we didn't do anything positive for our retail shareholder base and they have been exiting the stock, I think, as a result.
      In GE Shares fall to $6.66 a Share, the Lowest Close During the Financial Crisis