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Business News Archive - June 05, 2006

By Anne Dudley Ellis and Christina Vance, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jun. 5--Clovis Unified students danced at the prom, but they didn't let their hair down.

By Russ Lemmon, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jun. 5--It might be the hardest on-air position to fill in the Toledo television market: weekend weathercaster/news reporter. WUPW-TV, Channel 36, news director Steve France said response to the job advertisement was predictable.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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