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Business News Archive - January 09, 2006

U.S. "shock jock" Howard Stern made his debut on unregulated satellite radio on Monday after years of fines for indecency, using salty language that would normally be bleeped out on mainstream radio.

More than four months after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' famed restaurant industry is hungry for chefs and staff to keep the kitchens humming.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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