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Business News Archive - December 07, 2006

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Plum Point Energy Associates, LLC ("Plum Point"), a member of the LS Power Group ("LS Power") of St. Louis, Missouri, announced today that it has signed a 30-year power purchase agreement with Southwestern Electric Cooperative, Inc.

By Cathy Woodruff, Times Union, Albany, N.Y. Dec. 6--COLONIE -- Albany: It's a Mercedes-Benz kind of town. That's what officials at Albany International Airport hope some 150 automotive and lifestyle writers from around the world come away thinking after they visit next month.

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.'