Business News Archive - February 28, 2007

In 2006, 348 mergers & acquisitions were completed in the food industry - and an additional 102 were announced, but not yet completed by the end of the year, according to The Food Institute's Food Business Mergers & Acquisitions 2006.

By Doug Smith, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Feb. 28--The Myers Park of Huntersville Developer: Mixed use and bigger homes can work together Vermillion embraces many of the concepts urban planner John Nolen used in designing Charlotte's Myers Park neighborhood.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OGE Energy Corp. today announced its natural gas pipeline subsidiary, Enogex Inc., has entered into a new joint venture to gather and process natural gas from the Woodford Shale in Atoka and Coal Counties in southeastern Oklahoma.

Continental Airlines Vacations is celebrating the launch of its newly re-designed Web site (www.covacations.com) by offering a new "Trip-A-Week Getaway" sweepstakes.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.