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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.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.