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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.