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Business News Archive - June 03, 2006

By The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. May 24--A man and a woman were found dead Monday in Federal Way from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning after apparently lighting a barbecue in a bathtub, Federal Way police said. Police discovered the bodies around 11 a.m.

By Mark Stodghill, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Jun. 3--Police worked for and against Wabasha Book in downtown Duluth on Friday as they investigated a bomb threat affixed with a knife to the door of the pornography shop and, in an unrelated action, told the business owner he was being shut down.

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.'