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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
baudekin
  • 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.
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