Business News Archive - June 09, 2006

By Brandy Brubaker, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Jun. 9--Just because you don't drink alcohol, doesn't mean you can't have fun. That's the message a group of Morgantown High teens are trying to get out to peers. The teens say underage drinking is just too risky and not much fun.

By Vasanth Sridharan, The Indianapolis Star Jun. 9--It was like trying to turn around a huge barge in a narrow river. Just a few years ago, American Commercial Lines, a barge builder and transportation company, was weighted down under a mountain of debt. Business was slowing.

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.