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
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]