Business News Archive - August 01, 2008

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - A software glitch that snarled air traffic and caused baggage pileups at John F. Kennedy International Airport stretched into today, with more flight cancellations expected.

By Rick Steelhammer OTHER CHANGES The Cleveland service might return later, said Rick Atkinson, Yeager Airport director. Despite the loss of service to Cleveland and Philadelphia, the Charleston airport gained one additional flight this fall. Starting on Sept.

WASHINGTON - The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that for the first time would subject the tobacco industry to regulation by federal health authorities charged with promoting public well-being.

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mexoro Minerals Ltd. Publishes Technical Reports (BULLETIN BOARD: MXOM) . Mexoro Minerals wishes to announce that it has received two technical reports prepared by Apex Geoscience Ltd.

By George Hohmann Cheers to Consol Energy Inc., Synthesis Energy Systems Inc., Gov. Joe Manchin and the Northern Panhandle's Regional Economic Development Partnership for their plan to build an $800 million coal- to-gasoline plant in Marshall County.

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It's time for the mining industry to have its say about a federal proposal to require airtight emergency refuges in the nation's underground coal mines.

By Stephanie Hacke Baldwin Borough council will continue a public hearing next month about a 54-unit housing development as a result of residents' and borough officials' raised concerns.

By Genea Webb Construction work at the Jefferson Hills borough building is causing circulation problems for the public library.

By Kristie Linden Plum council has given the owners of the former Logan's Ferry Elementary School building 90 days to make necessary repairs or the building will be demolished. The old school at 110 Nichols Drive is owned by Richard and Sean Panza of Cheswick.

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has extended its wireless voice and data network to portions of Ross and Pike counties, giving its customers here direct access to the nation's most reliable wireless network.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.