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Business News Archive - August 03, 2007

By Gita Sitaramiah, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 3--General Mills is eliminating 95 jobs -- or about 20 percent of the total -- at its Chanhassen plant that makes frozen products for retail bakeries and food services.

Southern California Edison (SCE) is warning its customers about increased activity by scam artists impersonating SCE employees, including several attempts by impostors threatening service disconnections if a payment is not made quickly by unusual means such as Western Union or a cash card.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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