Business News Archive - June 25, 2006

By David Ovalle and Nicole White, The Miami Herald Jun. 25--Ansy Monestime went to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Liberty City, an event meant to honor the peaceful message of the civil rights leader. He wound up murdered. The 22-year-old was gunned down Jan.

By Gina Damron, Detroit Free Press Jun. 25--Tarence Wheeler is a guy's guy. When he isn't consumed with his sports management job, the 37-year-old is watching boxing matches or playing pool with his buddies. But, every now and then, even a manly man like Wheeler likes a good pedicure.

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.