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Business News Archive - May 01, 2010

EDF Calls for Emergency Funding Legislation, Urges Senate to Pass Climate Bill to Transition to Clean Energy NEW ORLEANS, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today proposed that the Obama administration and Congress take five steps to limit the damage and recover from the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including passing a $4 billion emergency supplemental appropriations bill.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U-Haul Company of Arkansas is offering 30 days of free storage at participating U-Haul storage centers throughout Little Rock and the surrounding community.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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