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 serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.