Business News Archive - February 03, 2007

By The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Feb. 3--Results from Feb. 2 games involving Heart of Illinois conference basketball teams Fieldcrest 59, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 56 Junior guard Jordan Krone scored eight of his team-high 16 points in a key third quarter as Fieldcrest High School, ranked No.

By Leslie Reed, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Feb. 3--LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Supreme Court disbarred two lawyers Friday. LaVon Stennis Williams of Omaha, an attorney since 1991, was disbarred after voluntarily surrendering her law license.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.