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
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.