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Business News Archive - June 22, 2006

By Gary West, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 22--Post time: 6:35 P.M. Star-Telegram horse racing writer Gary West highlights his picks for today's races. Odds are provided by Lone Star Park with program number, post position (where different), weight and jockey.

By S. Heather Duncan, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 22--ATLANTA -- The director of the state Environmental Protection Division declared a level one drought throughout Georgia on Wednesday, triggering new residential and commercial watering restrictions.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'