Business News Archive - February 01, 2008

By Bill Mckelway, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Feb. 1--On the outside, the tidy clapboard colonial where William R. Hedgepeth lives blends with the other homes in the well-to-do Dorset Woods South neighborhood off River Road.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) today announced a license agreement with Angola LNG Limited for the application and use of ConocoPhillips' proprietary natural gas liquefaction technology.

Taylor Energy Company LLC ("Taylor Energy"), Kore

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c81553) has announced the addition of "Analysis of Harley-Davidson" to their offering. Analysis of Harley-Davidson.

By Michael P. Mayko, Connecticut Post, Bridgeport Feb. 1--BRIDGEPORT -- The wife of a local businessman caught up in a scheme in which hundreds of thousands of dollars were illegally sent out of the country to Jordan pleaded guilty Thursday to fraudulently obtaining American citizenship.

By Andrea Holecek, The Times, Munster, Ind. Feb. 1--EAST CHICAGO -- USW Local 1010 retirees have gathered more than 5,500 signatures on petitions asking the union to fight any attempt by ArcelorMittal to increase their share of future health care cost increases.

Word of the Day
  • 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.