VOL. 128 | NO. 236 | Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Memphis City Council members approved $15 million in city funding that is a combination of federal grants, bonds and stormwater funding Tuesday, Dec. 3, as the last piece of financing for the Crosstown revitalization project.
Youth Villages’ Transitional Living program helping at-risk children
Melissa Howard, 20, is an accounting major at the University of Memphis.
Changes at the Greater Memphis Chamber keep coming.
For five of the six municipal schools boards that began taking office this week, their only formal involvement in the talks that led to agreements on school buildings and ending the federal lawsuit that threatened to hold up their start dates was to approve the agreements already negotiated.
Shelby County Commissioners appear to have another deadlock similar to the one that spilled over from 2011 into 2012 on drawing new district lines for the 13-member body.
The new Loewenberg School of Nursing on the University of Memphis’ Park Avenue campus is already taking shape as 2013 comes to an end.
Electronic Security Specialists, the largest electronic security provider in the Mid-South, is growing its operations with the addition of Wayne Leggett as new vice president and security sales specialist.
The Tigers returned from Stillwater, Okla., having been humiliated on national television by Oklahoma State, coach Josh Pastner speaking of a need for “course correction” and everyone hoping they would get another shot at the Cowboys in the championship game of the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla.
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
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DETROIT (AP) – The holiday weekend was good to U.S. automakers, as November sales rose 9 percent to beat strong numbers from a year ago.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – RV manufacturers expect to pass another milestone in their steady recovery from the recession that landed the industry in a deep ditch.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it won't offer much help to frequent flyers who want to sue when airlines revoke their miles or their memberships.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With 3-D printers increasingly able to produced plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A measure of U.S. home prices rose only modestly in October, adding to signs that prices have stabilized after experiencing big gains earlier this year
WASHINGTON (AP) – Seeking to regroup from his health care law's disastrous rollout, President Barack Obama on Tuesday insisted that the sweeping overhaul is working and warned Republican critics that he would fight any efforts to strip away its protections.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More troubles for the health care overhaul. Subsidies to help people buy insurance under the law may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog said Tuesday in a report suggesting that concerns about the law are far from over.