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Business News Archive - May 03, 2006

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's cheap and cramped Lada cars have such a bad reputation that they have their own category of jokes, but the car maker is out to wipe the smile off critics' faces by competing in a world-class race.

By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio May 3--Here is today's list of road and lane closings in the Akron area. Current construction projects: Akron: -- Waterloo Road closed at railroad crossing: CSX is rebuilding the crossing in Barberton just east of Wooster Road.

Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.