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Business News Archive - February 15, 2008

By Todd Cooper, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Feb. 15--Two witnesses had battled their fears in agreeing to testify against a gang member accused of gunning down Kenny Miller outside a north Omaha convenience store in November 2006. Their resolve apparently didn't last.

Woodside, an oil and gas exploration and production company, has appointed Jeff Soine as president of Woodside Energy USA. Mr Soine joined Woodside in 2005 as acquisitions manager with responsibility for all sale evaluations and negotiations.

In the world of $90-a-barrel oil, oil companies have plenty of incentive to search in unusual places for the fossil fuel. One of the newest energy frontiers is in the clear blue waters off the coast of Cambodia.

Summit Global Logistics, Inc. (OTCBB: SGLT) ("Summit") today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved procedures for a sale of the company's assets and certain of Summit's subsidiaries to TriDec Acquisition Co. Inc. ("TriDec").

By Talia Buford; Journal Staff Writer WEST WARWICK - Denis P. Larocque, the fire marshal who inspected The Station nightclub at least twice in the three years before the fatal 2003 fire, has retired from the Fire Department, citing an occupational disability, an official confirmed yesterday.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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