Business News Archive - February 13, 2007


By PEGGY HARRIS LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A tiny pest that has caused billions of dollars in damage to cotton fields nationwide has nearly been eradicated from Arkansas fields, officials said.

Union Pacific and General Electric today announced the Green Locomotive Technology Tour to showcase current and experimental technologies that are helping reduce locomotive emissions. The environmental rail tour will wind through California Feb.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add nonstop service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Shreveport Regional Airport beginning April 10.

PacWind announced today the release of their proprietary Delta I vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT), to be followed in the coming weeks by the larger Delta II VAWT and also the innovative PowerTower self sustaining lighting, and/or security, systems.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.