Business News Archive - February 06, 2010

The entry of oil companies into the realm of renewable energy could present major obstacles for the development of a sustainable economy that is not based on carbon resources, according to a report in the International Journal of Green Economics.

PA National Guard made available to assist state police HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the winter weather event across much of Pennsylvania, the following Driver License and Photo Centers will be closed today, Feb. 6: Allison Park Driver License and Photo CenterBridgeville Driver License and Photo CenterClairton Blvd.

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Virginia Power crews working in extremely difficult conditions have restored electric service to nearly half of the customers whose electricity has been interrupted by the record-breaking winter storm.

FilterPure Director to Shave Head in Solidarity with Haitian Earthquake victims PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- FilterPure and their partners Global Effect and other NGOs announced today a ground breaking ceremony in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti for a new water filtration factory.

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) completed taxi tests on the first 747-8 Freighter today. With Chief Pilot Mark Feuerstein at the controls, the airplane reached a top seed of approximately 90 knots (103.5 mph, 166.6 kph).

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).