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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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