Business News Archive - September 22, 2008

By Clinton Thomas Farmers in red Case tractors plant split red wheat each fall in Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri. Every four years, those farmers head for the ballot box to vote for president. In recent elections, they have voted red.

By David Prosser The administrator to the European business of bankrupt US investment bank Lehman Brothers, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, was last night locked in negotiations with two rival bidders over the sale of parts of the business.

To: TRAVEL EDITORS Contact: Kate Hanni of Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights, +1-707-337-0328; or Mike Collins, +1-202-494-6105, mikecollinspr@cox.net, for Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights Congress to give airlines "war insurance," but passengers left on tarmac -- indefinitely WASHINGTON, Sept.

Home News IN BRIEF *The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, is considering plans to build an airport in the Thames estuary as an alternative to further expansion of Heathrow.

By Dharshini Balan; Heidi Foo SEPANG: Being an air traffic controller is not as glamorous as being a pilot or air stewardess, despite their vital role in ensuring safe departure and arrival of aircraft.

By Thomas Olson Even in a tough economy, corporate executives still have to travel to business destinations. With airline cutbacks and security hassles, many are skipping commercial flights and choosing corporate jets and charter flights.

By S.M. Mohamed Idris DIABETES has reached very alarming proportions in the country. In the first National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) carried out in 1986, the prevalence of diabetes was 6.3 per cent. Ten years later, this figure had increased to 8.3 per cent.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUCY) announced today that it will host a meeting for analysts and investors at MINExpo International 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, September 23rd at 2:00 p.m. PDT.

By Barbara Hollenbaugh Mining, transporting and transforming coal into coke is part of the region's heritage. That heritage comes alive again on Saturday at the Penn State Coal and Coke Music Festival at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

By Jennifer Gomez KAMPUNG GAJAH: Fisherman Muhammad Isa had a better than usual day last Monday from his day out in the river - he managed to haul in a 7kg patin (silver catfish), the only fish he caught from the outing.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.