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Business News Archive - June 11, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announced it will add one daily non-stop flight between New York's John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and Las Vegas McCarran International (LAS) airports.

TAMPA, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walter Industries, Inc. announced today that its Tuscaloosa Resources, Inc.

Electricity utility Westar Energy will inaugurate its new 610MW natural gas-fired combustion turbine peaking power plant, the Emporia Energy Center, in the Lyon County of Kansas, US.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bda347/china_gas_station) has announced the addition of the "China Gas Station Industry Report, 2007-2008" report to their offering. China's total vehicle quantity has increased rapidly in tandem with its fast economic development.

Algerian electricity company Shariket Karhaba Koudiet Eddraouch, owned by Sonelgaz and Sonatrach, has awarded a contract to GE and its consortium partner, the Spanish engineering firm Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion, for the construction of the Koudiet Eddraouch power plant in El-Tarf province, 700 kilometers east of Algiers, Algeria.

MIDLAND, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Fuel & Energy Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: UFEN) , a leading distributor of gasoline, diesel, propane and lubricant products to customers in the southwestern and south central U.S.

popchips inc., the pioneering all-natural popped chip company, is a proud recipient of Health magazine's "America's Healthiest Food Awards" for its original popped potato chips.

By Andrew Gant, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jun. 11--NICEVILLE -- A pilot remained in critical care Tuesday as federal officials investigate his crash at Ruckel Airport on Monday.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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