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Business News Archive - January 09, 2008

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's Web site ranks No. 1 among the sites of 10 telecommunications providers by providing customers with a gratifying set of online tools for doing business with the company, according to a recent study conducted by The Customer Respect Group.

Chalker Energy Partners II and its subsidiary Rusk Energy have announced the sale of substantially all of their oil and gas properties to NFR Energy.

HOUSTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Yellowstone Capital Partners LLC of Houston, Texas, today announced the formation and launch of its second alternative and renewable energy fund -- Yellowstone Energy Ventures II, L.P. ("YEV II").

Gryphon Gold Corporation (TSX: GGN) (OTCBB: GYPH) announces its near term exploration plans and summarizes the last year of drilling and geophysical investigations at its Borealis property, Mineral County, Nevada. During 2007, a total of 44 reverse circulation holes were completed.

Miller Brewing Company has launched a Texas Gas Sweeps promotion that gives Texas consumers a chance to drive away with $100,000 in free gas.

By Steve Lambert, THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government has enlisted the help of a Switzerland-based company for a high-tech battle against counterfeit tobacco.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.