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Business News Archive - November 29, 2006

By Jose Borjon, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Nov. 29--It might be 10 years or more before Tejano star Joe Lopez can come back to Brownsville.

ATLANTA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that the company is proposing to replace a coal-fueled plant in metro Atlanta with a more efficient natural gas-fueled generating unit.

By Abe Winter, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Nov. 29--A dinner and a brief program is planned for Monday to honor patients, caregivers and family members who have been affected by Lou Gehrig's disease. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Millard North High School, 1010 S.

DALLAS, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of possible electric system outages that can be caused by winter storms in the next few days, TXU Energy wants to remind and encourage its customers to call and report outages, should they occur.

By Beth O'Malley, The Sedalia Democrat, Sedalia, Mo. Nov. 29--A Smith-Cotton High School junior plans to start a weekly soup kitchen beginning Dec. 7. Kristen Allcorn, 16, is organizing the soup kitchen, which will be from 5 to 6 p.m. at 417 W. Pettis Ave.

By Jeremy Manier, Chicago Tribune Nov. 29--A fearsome mega-predator of the ancient seas had the most powerful jaws of any fish that ever lived, according to a new study that makes even the biggest great white shark seem like a slack-jawed weakling.

Goldsmith Agio Helms is pleased to announce the completed sale of its client, Saag's Products, Inc.

By Jill Moon, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Nov. 29--GODFREY -- Ink could sink a prospective firefighter's career in Godfrey. The Godfrey Fire Protection District Board of Trustees adopted a new grooming policy at its meeting Monday night.

By Greg Sowinski, The Lima News, Ohio Nov. 29--LIMA -- Police recorded its ninth homicide of the year Tuesday when a Chicago man shot in the head late Sunday died. Marcus R. Green, 24, died at St. Rita's Medical Center on Tuesday, hospital spokeswoman Linda Chartrand said.

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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