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Business News Archive - December 05, 2006

By Linda S. Morris, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Dec. 5--R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has sold the former Brown & Williamson Tobacco manufacturing plant in Bibb County, officials said Monday.

California Polytechnic State University's (Cal Poly) Engineering West will dedicate its new solar photovoltaic energy system on December 7 at 11 a.m. The Cal Poly solar panel system, part of an extended California State pilot program, was installed in September 2006 at no cost to the university.

U.S. Sustainable Energy Corp. (PINKSHEETS: USSE) announced today that it has requested a beneficial stockholder ownership list at the close of business Friday Dec. 1st, 2006.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'