Business News Archive - November 20, 2006

By Ken Raymond,, The Daily Oklahoman Nov. 19--This time of year, Barb Murcer-Green's thoughts turn to Rob Andrew. She can't help it. Five years have passed since Andrew, an Oklahoma City advertising executive, was murdered by his estranged wife and her lover, but the sorrow still is fresh.


BERLIN - A Berlin commuter train rear-ended a stationary maintenance vehicle at a busy station Monday, injuring 33 people, two of them seriously, officials said. The accident occurred in the morning at the Suedkreuz station, an interchange south of downtown Berlin.

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) today authorized release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide scheduled commercial air service at Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD), beginning in 2007. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.