Business News Archive - August 19, 2007

By Steve Harrison, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Aug. 19--How well is the bus system working? --Opponents of light rail have rallied enough support to force a Nov. 6 vote on repealing the transit tax. Trains are a popular target, but the tax mostly pays for a beefed-up network of buses.

Word of the Day
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.