EarthLink Doubles Stock-Buyback Efforts

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EarthLink Inc. is doubling its stock-repurchase efforts, announcing a plan to
buy up to $50 million in outstanding shares.

The company's board of directors approved the plan, which calls for up to $25
million in additional share purchases in addition to the $25 million it
authorized in August.

So far, the Atlanta-based Internet-service provider has gathered in 4.1
million shares totaling $22.6 million.