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Entertainment News Archive - December 11, 2006

BALTIMORE, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Wise Metals Group LLC has entered a financing transaction with the Employees' Retirement Systems of Alabama and the Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama to provide funding of up to $30 million, company officials said.

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'.