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Business News Archive - September 29, 2007

Interstate Bakeries Corp. (IBC) (OTC:IBCIQ) today announced that it has reached agreement on contract modifications with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM).

By RICK ORLOV A $1 billion development that would shape the North Hollywood skyline took a big step forward Thursday as the Metro board approved negotiating with Lowe Enterprises for the massive mixed-use project.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.