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2008-08-06 06:00:35

By Angela Tablac, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 6--By Friday, 236 local workers for St. Peters-based -ContinentalAFA Dispensing Co. will be without jobs. The company -- which makes trigger sprayers, lotion pumps and spray pumps for consumer and industrial products -- notified the state last month that it would shutter its local operations, Michael Waltman, a spokesman for the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, said Tuesday. The privately held company also has a plant in St....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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