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Business News Archive - March 16, 2006

U.S. communications regulators on Wednesday proposed $3.9 million in fines against scores of television broadcasters for violating federal decency limits, including a record $3.6 million for stations that aired a show depicting group sex.

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chiron Corp. on Thursday said it is recalling and withdrawing its measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, MORUPAR, from Italian and developing world markets because it may be associated with a higher rate of adverse side effects than other such vaccines.

By Kim Dixon CHICAGO (Reuters) - More big U.S. employers are building high deductibles into their workers' health plan options, but many of these companies do not see such programs as a silver bullet to the medical cost crisis.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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