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
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.