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Business News Archive - January 28, 2008

Strategic Resource Acquisition Corporation ("SRA" or the "Company")(TSX: SRZ)(TSX: SRZ.NT) is pleased to report that mining has begun at the Gordonsville mine, the first of three major zinc mines in the Mid Tennessee Mining Complex that SRA will be bringing into production in the first half of 2008.

By Trevor Anderson, Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C. Jan. 27--Schwan Food Co.'s decision to pull the plug on its Mrs. Smith's manufacturing plant in Spartanburg could harm surrounding businesses at Hearon Circle. Schwan announced Jan.

Dear Sun Spots: Do you or your readers know when there will be a showing of Maine minerals and gems, such as the show held last year at USM in Portland? - D.B., No Town.

Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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