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2008-06-27 12:03:03

By Bart Jones, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 27--Citing "staggering" energy costs, the Long Island Power Authority yesterday approved a 3 percent increase that will boost the typical customer's monthly bill by $4.44 a month. The increase, approved by LIPA's board of trustees and the second in six months, takes effect Tuesday. LIPA president and chief executive Kevin Law said the hike was unavoidable given the record prices for natural gas and oil, which are used to generate...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.