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VOL. 128 | NO. 151 | Monday, August 5, 2013

Industrial Readiness

Expanding training programs battle unemployment

Laura Hine remembers her first week at the Workforce Investment Network office in Memphis.

St. Jude Delivers Message Internationally

Since 1994, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has exported its research and pediatric cancer care model to grassroots organizations and hospitals in 14 countries with limited resources.

Schledwitz Finds Parallels in Business, Politics

Eight years ago, Karl Schledwitz crossed the line between politics and business that he had crossed many times before.

Strategic Change Bolsters Flashlight Media

John Haun was happy working for Memphis-based sports agent Jimmy Sexton.

Wright Medical Group Seeks Tax Breaks to Relocate to Memphis

Arlington-based Wright Medical Group Inc. is seeking tax freezes to retain 225 jobs, add 35 new jobs and invest $10.6 million into a new headquarters on Cherry Road in East Memphis.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
69°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 5 mph
Humidity: 68%

EVENTS

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 6, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

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Student Achievement Takes Focus as School Starts

When Shelby County public schools open Monday, Aug. 5, the leaders of the unified school district hope it will shift the civic discussion about public education in a different direction than it has taken in the last two and a half years.

Spring Creek Ranch Addition Tops Shelby County Commission Agenda

Shelby County Commissioners consider an events center for Spring Creek Ranch golf course Monday, Aug. 5, as well as a mixed-use commercial site at Austin Peay Highway and Millington-Arlington Road by First Citizens National Bank.

GOVERNMENT AGENDA

Aug. 5 Shelby County Commission Agenda

The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 5, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

There’s No Such Thing as Time Management

Yes, I am being a bit nit-picky, but as the title states there is no such thing as time management. Time flows in a forward direction and does not respond to any human attempts to manage it. Therefore, time management strategies are, pardon the pun, a waste of time.

STATEWIDE

Tennessee Chamber to Host Business Tax Seminar

NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a seminar Tuesday, Aug. 6, for businesses on important changes to Tennessee tax law.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Solid US Job Gains Could Bolster Second-Half Growth

WASHINGTON (AP) – Robust hiring in July would mark a fourth straight month of solid gains, an encouraging sign for a U.S. economy that is still struggling with high unemployment.

Michael Dell Adds Dividend Payment to Buyout Offer

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) – A special committee of Dell's board has agreed to an increased offer from founder Michael Dell that would add a special dividend for shareholders.

Drugstore Chain CVS to Pay $20 Million to Settle SEC Case

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP)CVS Caremark Corp. plans to pay $20 million to resolve a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into some public disclosures and securities deals involving emloyees, among other items.

HEALTH CARE

FDA Defining What "Gluten Free" Means on Packages

WASHINGTON (AP) – A label that reads "gluten free" will now mean the same thing for all food, regardless of which kind you buy.

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PROPERTY SALES 123 545 12,897
MORTGAGES 125 622 16,758
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 36 88 3,301
BUILDING PERMITS 360 1,065 30,564
BANKRUPTCIES 64 368 12,343
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 114 4,489
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