VOL. 128 | NO. 135 | Friday, July 12, 2013
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. said some critics of cuts this week in the Memphis Fire Department are the same Memphis City Council members who were critical of his administration for not cutting enough during the just-ended city budget season.
Big Star film headlines Levitt Shell movie series
Just shy of 40 years after the band Big Star last played at the Overton Park Shell, the short-lived Memphis band is about to have a bigger summer locally than it could have envisioned in 1974.
LeSaint Logistics LLC is entering the Memphis market, having recently leased 57,285 square feet at 3300 Jet Cove.
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. on Thursday, July 11, held a groundbreaking celebration to commemorate beginning construction on a new pediatric emergency department at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women.
A Shelby County General Sessions Court judge has prohibited the owners of the historic Nineteenth Century Club building on Union Avenue from doing any demolition there while an attorney investigates if the sale of the building was legal.
While some companies have mission statements that stretch on for pages, Larry Jensen has boiled his firm’s strategic vision – and much of his outlook on life – down to a simple equation: FC3.
Technically, they are next season’s Tigers basketball team. Truthfully, University of Memphis basketball is never out of season.
Just a few days ago, Redbirds catcher Rob Johnson stood in the clubhouse at AutoZone Park and talked about the great year teammate Brock Peterson was having. Peterson, a first baseman, had just been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team.
MEG RYAN, AND 15 MINUTES IN MEMPHIS. The other day, I dropped in to see my jeweler. My jeweler. Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Mine makes 75 bucks off me every single year. I mean, watch batteries aren’t cheap, and I’m going to sweat through at least one watchband every summer.
Business needs to bridge two universes together: the scientific process taught in schools that offer a Master of Business Administration degree and the creative process taught in Master of Fine Arts degree programs.
Just as patents and trademarks are important assets for a company, so are trade secrets. But trade secrets seldom generate much attention, mostly because there isn’t a federal registration system that formalizes and protects them. Yet, a trade secret is a valuable part of the manufacturing process since it is part of a product’s signature and, as such, can distinguish a company’s product from its competitors, as would a trademark or patented feature.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State Finance Commissioner Larry Martin says overall June revenues were $3.2 million more than the state budgeted.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennesseans looking to attend a two-year public community college are getting some assistance.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, although the level remains consistent with steady hiring.
NEW YORK (AP) – June sales heated up for stores, in a sign that Americans likely will continue to spend during the important back-to-school shopping season.
Summer travelers should pack plenty of patience: More flights are running late this year than in 2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government on Thursday reported a rare surplus of $116.5 billion in June, the largest for a single month in five years. The gain kept the nation on track for its lowest annual deficit in five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) – An emerging deal to lower interest rates on student loans took shape Thursday, offering Democrats promises that interest rates would not reach 10 percent and giving Republicans a link between borrowing terms and the financial markets.