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Business News Archive - May 20, 2006

By Doug Donovan, The Baltimore Sun May 20--Nine months and half a million dollars later, Baltimore has a new slogan.

By Zane Wilson, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. May 20--COLUMBIA -- Residents in the possible path of Interstate 73 will soon get the answer they have sought for 15 months. The proposed route for the southern leg of I-73 will be revealed at 11 a.m. May 30 at the capital city's convention center.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.