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Business News Archive - August 17, 2006

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Advertising embedded in television or movie plots will more than triple by 2010 as technologies that let viewers skip commercials become more prevalent, according to a study released on Wednesday.

The Bush administration dubbed the proposal "FairPay," saying it would guarantee overtime pay eligibility to nearly 7 million low-paid workers, but labor advocates shouted, "Foul!"

Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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