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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.