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2008-06-24 09:02:58

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 24--If market fundamentals determined crude oil prices, gas would cost about half as much as it does right now, experts told Congress Monday.

2008-06-24 02:29:58

Steenland to call for further oversight and regulation of speculative trading of oil futures to help ease industry's extraordinary fuel costs Northwest Airlines Logo: http://www.nwa.com Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA): TABLE What:________ Hearing before U.S.

2008-06-23 00:00:17

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS - Northwest Airlines said it will cut its capacity later this year by 3 percent to 4 percent because of high fuel prices. The reductions were deeper than those announced in April, though they're smaller than cuts announced by many other airlines.

2008-06-19 12:00:44

By Micheline Maynard Northwest Airlines is planning to eliminate more planes from its fleet, including Boeing, Airbus and McDonnell Douglas jets, by the end of December, its second cut in capacity this year.

2008-06-18 09:00:00

By Katherine Yung, Detroit Free Press Jun. 18--Already complaining about the hike in air fares this summer? Brace yourself. It's only going to get worse. On Tuesday, Northwest Airlines announced additional moves to shrink the airline to cope with record jet fuel prices.

2007-08-29 15:12:44

Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA) joined the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers' (IAM) National Pension Plan by making its first employer contribution, $3,314,623, on behalf of the airline's IAM-represented employees.

2006-07-09 09:54:58

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bankrupt U.S. carriers Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines have stepped up pressure on Congress to finish pension legislation that would give them more time to fund plans that are billions of dollars in the red and in danger of termination.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.