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Business News Archive - February 15, 2009

WOOD DALE, Ill., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) announced today that AAR Landing Gear Services and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have entered into a Consent Order that terminates the FAA's Emergency Order of Suspension.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you have questions about geothermal energy, the Geothermal Energy Association has issued a new report that will provide you with answers.

Joblessness is booming in France and worldwide, as economic growth has come to a virtual halt in all regions of the globe, economists say.

Two U.S. automakers are preparing to submit to the Obama administration restructuring plans aimed at keeping government bailout funds, officials said. General Motors Corp.

Connecticut's Mashantucket Pequot tribe, owner of the biggest U.S.

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

World's Worst Commute Contest Offers One Lucky Driver the Ultimate Chauffeur - The Three-Time Defending NASCAR Champion HOUSTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To draw attention to the launch of its new brand positioning, Quaker State will today kick off a campaign to identify The World's Worst Commute.

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa says it's almost assured China will finance at $2 billion hydroelectric power plant. Correa, who met with Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu Friday in Quito, called it extraordinary news, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported Sunday.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Austral Pacific Energy Ltd. (TSX-V: APX; NZSX: APX) Austral Pacific has revised its reserves estimates, in the process of preparing its annual reserves report.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.