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Business News Archive - February 07, 2007

By Linda N. Weller, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Feb. 7--ALTON -- Monday's frigid, single-digit temperatures weren't fit for man or beast, but they were perfect for suited-up Alton firefighters finally getting to train in ice rescue techniques -- in the water.

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines today is offering its U.S.-based Business Class customers traveling between New York and London the opportunity to move up to the First Class cabin at no additional cost.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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