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Business News Archive - February 25, 2009

Net Sales of $12.0 billion, Near-Record Net Earnings of $160 million ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc., today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results, while also commenting on the company's balance sheet and individual business unit performance.

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, February 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In line with its rotation schedule, the Supervisory Board has announced it will be nominating the following candidates at the General Meeting of Shareholders on 9 May 2009. Nomination of Mrs M.H.

LONDON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Municipal Water and Wastewater Treatment Market has been experiencing strong growth since 2004. However, 80% of the country's population still needs to be connected to sewage treatment facilities.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa is in urgent need of additional power generation capacities to meet the rising demand for power. The region's focus on the available hydropower potential is opening up a potentially lucrative market for hydro turbine suppliers.

Funds from The Dallas Foundation will expand support for military and families in Texas. PASADENA, Calif., Feb.

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, February 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd.

Company to Help Dealers Maximize Sales in Tough Economy IRVINE, Calif., Feb.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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