Business News Archive - March 03, 2006

By Robert Evatt, Tulsa World, Okla. Mar. 3--CUSHING -- For years, the 650-mile stretch of pipeline shipped oil originating in Oklahoma and surrounding regions from Cushing to Chicago.

By Nancy McVicar, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Mar. 3--When Mary Capobianco called a Broward County drug store to see if she could get a prescription filled for Plan B, the "morning after" pill, the pharmacist told her he didn't have it in stock and it would take five days to get it.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.