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Business News Archive - March 01, 2006

Bankrupt Northwest Airlines Corp. on Wednesday reached a tentative labor deal with its flight attendants union but still faces a possible strike should it fail to reach agreement with its pilots ahead of a court-imposed deadline later in the day.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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