Business News Archive - February 27, 2008


Checking more than one bag for a US Airways flight? Be sure to check your wallet for $25. That's what the airline will charge for checking a second bag starting May 5. And forget dodging the fee by packing one big suitcase.

By Rebecca Vandermeulen, Reading Eagle, Pa. Feb. 27--Labor unrest is again brewing in the Tulpehocken School District. Teachers are upset about what one union leader called a lack of progress toward a new contract.

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation today announced a number of management changes at its Gary Works facilities in Northwest Indiana. Frederick G.

By Sylvia Lim, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Feb. 27--MANATEE -- A former Manatee County teacher is suing the school district claiming discrimination and unjust termination of her employment.

Italian utility Enel, through its subsidiary Enel North America, has completed the construction of a 101MW wind farm in the US state of Kansas. The Smoky Hills Phase-I project will produce energy sufficient to power more than 37,000 average Kansas homes annually.

Electricity generator PPL Montana is planning to nearly double the amount of renewable electricity produced at its Rainbow hydroelectric plant on the Missouri River near Great Falls, Montana, by constructing a new powerhouse with a 60MW turbine.

American Green Group, Inc., formerly Regions Oil and Gas (PINKSHEETS: RGNO) (the "Company") announced today that effective February 27, 2008, the Company will have a new trading symbol for its common stock on the Pink Sheets which will be "AMGG"(PINKSHEETS: AMGG).

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.