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Business News Archive - December 13, 2006

Daily Service Between Boston and San Juan Begins Today Now Serving 22 Destinations Nonstop From Logan Airport Sale Fares Begin At $85(a) Each Way NEW YORK, Dec.

By Nancy Yang, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Dec. 13--Brooklyn Park police arrested seven people Tuesday after a man called for help saying he and a friend were being held at gun point at a home. Police arrived shortly after 6:15 p.m. at 1700 89th Ave.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today approved the appointment of former state Sen. Joe Conti as chief executive officer of the PLCB.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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