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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.