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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.