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Business News Archive - July 31, 2010

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the chemicals business of Laffans Petrochemicals Ltd. Located in Ankleshwar, India the Laffans chemicals business manufactures amines and surfactants.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Ventures LLC and Mine Reclamation, LLC announced today that the U.S.

PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced it will appeal a preliminary injunction entered Friday evening by the U.S.

JOLIET, Ill., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup rookie, Kevin Gleason, earned his first career pole this afternoon after leading the field with a lap of 2:46.455 (75.696 mph) making him the fifth different polesitter in the first six races of the 2010 season.

SAN DIEGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- One local oil change business is going to the dogs - and cats. Eight years after Jiffy Lube first came to the area, it recently invested $1 million in a new look and efforts to enhance customer service.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.