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Business News Archive - September 07, 2007

Horizon Air today announced a special introductory fare of $99a each way for the airline's new service between Portland and Sonoma County/Santa Rosa, which starts Oct. 28. Additionally, for a limited time, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn Double Miles on the new route.

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Sep. 7--The 91-year-old Blackstone building at 36th and Farnam Streets is being purchased by a longtime neighbor: Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc.

By Marice Richter, The Dallas Morning News Sep. 7--Thousands of area residents who leased their mineral rights for natural gas drilling could find there's red tape between signing a lease and cashing a royalty check.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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