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Business News Archive - October 25, 2009

PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, OCTOBER 26: ERIE CANAL Profile America -- Monday, October 26th.

Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND" Issued and Outstanding: 46,099,397 VANCOUVER, Oct.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Puerto Rico Governor Luis G. Fortuno announced yesterday that the fire that began Friday morning at fuel storage tank facility in Bayamon, Puerto Rico has been extinguished.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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