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Business News Archive - January 17, 2008

Hopscotch Air is planning to debut air limo service, a private air charter that will allow travelers to fly at their convenience and on their schedule.

TORONTO, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Western Goldfields Inc. (TSX:WGI, AMEX:WGW) today announced that it has completed the first gold pour of 1,000 ounces for 2008 production at its Mesquite Mine in California.

USA Superior Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: USSU) (FRANKFURT: F2S) is pleased to announce that it has witnessed a 200% plus increase in oil production from an existing oil well during recent testing.

EPCO, Inc. today announced that Leonard W. Mallett has been named Senior Vice President, Engineering for the company and its affiliates, which include Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD), Enterprise GP Holdings L.P. (NYSE:EPE), TEPPCO Partners, L.P.

By Hillary Chabot, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jan. 17--BOSTON -- Former Middlesex corrections officer Leo Tousignant claims he was bullied, his house was videotaped and he was eventually fired for crossing political lines and supporting Middlesex Sheriff Jim DiPaola's political opponent in 2003.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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