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Dozens Of Layoffs Reported At SAS

Posted July 12, 2006 8:46 a.m. EDT

— Dozens of people who work at

SAS

will be getting something that's not often handed out at the Cary company -- pink slips.

SAS is eliminating jobs in the marketing department, thanks to lower-priced competition.

Seventy-two sales positions were cut at the software company.

SAS has more than 10,000 employees worldwide. About 4,200 work in Cary.