Business News Archive - April 18, 2008

Thirty years ago, airline deregulation in the United States was supposed to fulfill two main goals: spurring competition and bringing down airfares. Now the number of U.S.

Nicor Gas announced today it intends to ask the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) for an increase in rates to help ensure that it continues to provide its 2.2 million customers in northern Illinois with safe and reliable natural gas service.

Word of the Day
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.