Business News Archive - February 06, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c81784) has announced the addition of "Analysis of Aflac Inc." to their offering. We present Analysis of Aflac Inc.

By Jimmy Viekind, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Feb. 6--ALBANY -- A 25-year-old woman has filed a complaint against newly elected Albany County Legislator Brian Scavo, saying he harassed and stalked her for 18 months. On Tuesday, Scavo denied the charges and said they are politically motivated.

Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA) today announced that it will begin daily nonstop service from Indianapolis to San Antonio and Austin, Texas on May 2, 2008. The new service will be operated by Northwest Airlink partner Pinnacle Airlines using 50-seat Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft.

National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (NRUCFC) today announced that it has issued almost $31 million in Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) to six electric cooperatives in five states as part of a federal program to fund renewable energy projects.

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.