Business News Archive - May 09, 2006

By Bob Kirkpatrick, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho, May 9--JEROME -- Officials from FedEx Ground are expected to close this week on a 4-acre site at the Crossroads Point Business Center in Jerome County. The company plans to build a $2 million distribution center on the property.

By Greg Griffin, The Denver Post May 8--Dino Broccoli is bitter about his legal tangle with EchoStar Communications Corp. And he's not the only one. Broccoli worked for the company's Dish Network as a technician in Maryland in 2000 and 2001.

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.