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Business News Archive - January 30, 2010

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated to raising awareness of the planet's endangered beauty and resources, the new issue of ABOVE magazine goes on shelf next week in the United States.

VA Secretary Shinseki: Keeping Commitment to Lasting Tribute WASHINGTON, Jan.

CHICAGO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today announced that the Exelon Corporation will join ranks alongside some of the world's largest energy corporations as a member of the FutureGen Alliance.

Protesters Handbill, Sing & Dance, Telling Auto Show Attendees to 'Beware the Bailout Bandit' WASHINGTON, Jan.

Majority of Public Power Customers Maintain Reliable Electricity during Storm RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NC Public Power communities are reporting only minor scattered outages due to the severe winter storm moving across North Carolina.

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard commander Capt. Gregory R.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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