He gave the company 60 days to come up with a new plan.
It gave the company 20 days to come to terms on a deal.
It worked so well that, by the time she was 19, he'd given her half the company.
After a year, he gave the company to his new partner.
He gave the company 90 days to return the equipment to the plant.
The council gave the company 15 days to come up with an alternate plan.
The council gave the company 15 days to submit another plan.
A bankruptcy court has given the company until August to put a plan together.
How long that would remain true, given the company they were now keeping, remained anyone's guess, of course.
The agency said it was giving individuals and companies until Jan. 23, 2006, to come forward.