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Business News Archive - March 23, 2007

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Internet startup Livedoor Co. was hit with the largest fine ever in corporate Japanese history for violating securities laws Friday, the latest blow in a scandal that has led to seven convictions for former executives and accountants.

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beal Bank Nevada Southern Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair will unveil the research of hundreds of future scientists at its annual competition on March 29-30 at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV).

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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