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Business News Archive - November 11, 2006

By Stacie Hamel, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Nov. 11--Union Pacific has reversed its decision to charge model railroad manufacturers royalty fees, a practice the Omaha-based railroad began in 2003.

By Sandy Kleffman, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Nov. 11--John Muir Medical Center has reached agreement with a labor union that went on strike at its Concord hospital twice this year. The settlement ends a bitter, yearlong dispute at the hospital, formerly known as Mt.

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dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.