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Business News Archive - February 26, 2007

SEATTLE, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- R. W. Beck, Inc. will provide Owner's Engineering (OE) services for the American Municipal Power Generating Station Project in southeast Ohio.

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicogel, a new cigarette alternative in the form of a hand gel, is sweeping the country as the newest in cigarette lifestyle choices for the 45 million U.S. smokers.

WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing demand for the company's voice and data products and services, Verizon Wireless has opened a new Communications Store in Biddeford, Maine.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa was joined today by airport and airline officials in a ceremony to break ground on a long-awaited major renovation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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