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Business News Archive - September 15, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1367ce/analyzing_wind_pow) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Wind Power in New Zealand" report to their offering.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/66c7c5/ammonia_market_out) has announced the addition of the "Ammonia Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering.

By Stephen Foley American International Group, the insurance giant better known as AIG, was hoping that a cobbled-together package of asset sales and an injection of cash from private equity can stop the company going into a death spiral like Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns before it.

By Chris Walsh Maybe it's the sand volleyball court in the parking lot or the snow cone machine that several employees set up near the lobby on a recent afternoon.

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) will resume service to and from Houston Hobby Airport on Monday, Sept. 15. The airline's first departure to Houston will be Flight 625 scheduled to depart New York's JFK at 11:00 a.m.

Home News IN BRIEF *A second British tour operator has gone bust, it emerged yesterday, as thousands of stranded customers of the collapsed travel firm XL Leisure were being repatriated by the aviation regulator.

By Sarah Skidmore The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. - Somewhere amid the sweet pea salad with blue cheese and spicy beef wraps at the grocery deli counter, Natalya Toker found her lunch. Toker said she prefers eating homemade food.

By Jim Suhr The Associated Press ST. LOUIS - A mother pours a child a flavored drink, a younger woman offers her boyfriend a Popsicle - then both are confronted about the health effects of high-fructose corn syrup.

By Emily Fredrix The Associated Press MILWAUKEE - Food companies might be worried about higher costs for key ingredients, pushing through price increases and still maintaining their profits.

By ROBIN SCOTT-ELLIOT SPORT ON TV IF YOU have no arms it would take a particularly warped or malicious (ie normal) PE teacher to suggest swimming might offer a watery path towards fulfilment.

Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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