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Business News Archive - April 24, 2010

BOSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 550 skilled laborers and volunteers will engage in National Rebuilding Day renovation projects providing low-income homeowners -- and a local nonprofit high school that is relocating to Dorchester -- with critical repairs, modifications and energy efficient and safety upgrades at no cost to them.

MILWAUKEE, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) today held its annual shareholders meeting at the Harley-Davidson Museum.

ORLANDO, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Like many in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the workers lost in the tragic oil rig explosion Thursday in the Gulf of Mexico. Yesterday, the Coast Guard called off the search for the 11 missing workers.

ORLANDO, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial truck dealer John "Jack" Saum of Maryland was named today as the winner of the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking Truck Dealer of the Year.

ALTON, Va., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Series began its 2010 season in exciting fashion at the VIRginia International Raceway (VIR). The weather was picture-perfect and the young drivers provided a thrilling and competitive race.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.