Business News Archive - December 01, 2006

By Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Dec. 1--Lynn Beasley, the president of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the architect of the controversial Joe Camel marketing campaign, said yesterday that she plans to retire Jan. 1.

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy Indiana has agreed to sell one unit of its Wabash River Power Station (Unit 1) in West Terre Haute, Ind., to the Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA).

By Alison Ryan Tad Savinar has high mileage. The artist and urban design consultant to the downtown Transit Mall redesign project put feet to pavement in a group effort to make the new mall more than a place to get on and off a bus.

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.