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Business News Archive - March 13, 2007

Eight hundred forty-eight million. In the automotive world, it's a small sum. But it's what Ford Motor (F) accepted to take luxury car maker Aston Martin off its hands.

Nascent Wine Company, Inc. dba Nascent Food Service (OTCBB:NCTW), a company quickly becoming one of the largest food distributorships in Mexico, announced that it will be in Guadalajara, Mexico showing products at ANTAD, a four day trade show targeting national and local retail chain accounts.

The Women's Energy Network (WEN) of Houston announced today that Joan Schnepp, co-founder of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, will be the featured speaker for this month's westside lunch Tuesday, March 27, 11:30 a.m. at The Westlake Club, 570 WestLake Park Blvd.

Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.