Business News Archive - May 12, 2006

By Kent Fischer, The Dallas Morning News May 12--Dallas school administrators are ending an outsourcing project with FedEx/Kinko's that was supposed to save taxpayers millions of dollars but instead doubled school spending on printing and copying.

By Susanne Nadeau, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. May 12--It's been sun, fun, animals and lots of country air for Eliesha Bertils over the past five years.

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - Worldwide oil supplies may be even more vulnerable to disruption as the 2006 hurricane season approaches than they were before Katrina and Rita shut down nearly 25 percent of U.S. oil and gas production and 15 refineries in coastal states last year.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.