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Business News Archive - August 03, 2006

By Jane Palmer, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 3--You've seen the Ford Birthsite. The Joslyn Castle. Girls and Boys Town. You're heard about Father Flanagan and about Edward Creighton, whose fortune founded a university. That's Omaha's pristine past.

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. said on Thursday it is recalling about 1.2 million trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans in the United States because a faulty speed control deactivation switch may cause fires.

Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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