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Business News Archive - December 21, 2006

By Connie Bloom, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Dec. 21--Joe Finan had a knack for reaching through the radio and embracing his audience. Listeners liked to say they never met him, but they'd known him their entire lives.

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Airways catches football fever with the release of the newly painted US Airways Arizona Cardinals plane (registration N837AW).

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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