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Business News Archive - December 17, 2007

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation announced today that Katie R. McCall has joined the company as manager-federal governmental affairs in its Washington, D.C. office. McCall joins General Managers-Federal Governmental Affairs Scott R. Salmon and Thomas M.

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectra Energy today named Doug Haughey, Doug Bloom, and Tina Faraca to new leadership positions within its gathering and processing, and transmission businesses.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.