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2008-08-28 15:00:51

By wire CHICAGO -- Repairs to drought-stricken flower beds and sales of freezers designed to hold bought-in-bulk food helped Lowe's Cos. Inc. post a better-than-expected second-quarter profit.

2008-08-22 15:00:38

CHICAGO (AP)-- Repairs to drought-stricken flower beds and sales of freezers designed to hold bought-in-bulk food helped Lowe's Cos. Inc. post a better-than-expected second-quarter profit.

2006-08-29 18:36:53

By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - A cottage industry is growing in parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast to help residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina construct cheaper, easy-to-build homes.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.