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Morning Six-Pack: What we're reading Friday

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Happy Friday. So now that the shutdown's over, what are we all going to chat about? A Six-Pack of ideas:

How about a budget crisis in Greece? Come on guys, the recession's almost over. Get it together. (Ekathimerini)

Seriously, Wal-Mart? This guy in Michigan said he was fired for helping a woman being attacked in a parking lot. (AP via USA Today)

A bidding war for, of all companies, BlackBerry? Yes, it's about to happen. (Seeking Alpha)

Imagine if they'd do something like this with Adrian Peterson: An Arian Foster initial public offering is a thing. (Forbes)

Nothing is local anymore. The government shutdown hurt China, too. (Global Sources)

And, finally ... if you ever wanted to get hammered with your cat, now's your chance. Really. CNBC.com's Holly Ellyatt explains.

—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.

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