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Business News Archive - October 26, 2008

SEATTLE, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines today inaugurated service between Seattle and Minneapolis/St. Paul with twice daily flights to and from the Twin Cities. Alaska is offering a special one-way fare of $130 for travel through Feb.

ROSTOCK, Germany, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The German Environmental Award of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU, Osnabruck) has been awarded for the 16th time.

The International Monetary Fund says Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn won't be fired for having an affair with a subordinate.

Rudy Guede's attorney says his client was framed in the death of Meredith Kercher, a British exchange student slain in Italy last year.

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless users in more Riverside County locations are now experiencing expanded voice and data coverage thanks to the addition of four new cell sites from Verizon Wireless.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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