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Greyhound shutting down pending review of pay cut

Greyhound Lines, the nation's largest transportation company, decided to shut down its nationwide bus service at midnight Wednesday and asked company employees to reconsider a 9.5 percent pay cut.

The workers, including 7,500 bus drivers, called a strike for the same hour. The company, which carried 57 million passengers last year, said service would be disrupted for several days while employees were given a chance to review its final offer.

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