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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.