UPDATE 4-Aging vehicles drive AutoZone earnings higher

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(Recasts first sentence, updates stock activity) By Susan Kelly CHICAGO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - With the economy stalled, more Americans appear to be rolling up their sleeves and fixing their own aging cars, a surge in earnings at the No. 1 auto parts retailer suggests. AutoZone Inc. , the nation's largest chain of automotive replacement parts stores, posted sharply higher quarterly earnings on Wednesday, fueled by demand from consumers who do their own car repairs. The company, which ...

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