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Business News Archive - March 29, 2007

By Ryan Frank, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Mar. 29--So how much would you pay to live near Portland's new aerial tram? Three of the tram's neighbors opened their mail this month to find a bill from the city of Portland for the new silver people-mover and said: Not that much.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.