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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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.