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Business News Archive - February 07, 2008

Transportation gas provider Clean Energy Fuels has been awarded a $3.6 million contract by the Orange County Transportation Authority to design, build and operate a new compressed natural gas refueling station at the authority's Irvine, California, maintenance facility.

By Gilbert Chan, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Feb. 7--Three Sacramento Mercy employees claim Catholic Healthcare West owes them money because they weren't allowed to take meal and rest breaks.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.