VOL. 128 | NO. 60 | Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tennessee will not accept an expansion of Medicaid funding under the Affordable Care Act, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday, March 27, to a joint session of the state’s General Assembly.
Family-owned Mosa Asian Bistro continues success in evolving market
For family-owned Mosa Asian Bistro in East Memphis, freshness is the key to success.
The city and county school systems have a single school superintendent less than five months from the start of the first school year of the consolidated school system in Shelby County.
In recent years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has reported an increase in the number of drug shortages and discontinuations.
The future of International Paper Co. in Memphis, where it’s long been based and where it recently reached a deal to solidify its presence here, is taking shape.
Bayer CropScience and Helena Chemical Co. have committed to separate investments at Agricenter International totaling nearly $20 million.
Two years ago, the owners of the Laurelwood Shopping Center wanted to experiment with something unconventional that would serve as a treat for shoppers – a live music concert series.
Whatever comes next for the Beale Street entertainment district, the city of Memphis isn’t likely to turn over the three blocks of real estate for several decades to a developer and the nonprofit middleman, Beale Street Development Corp.
Dr. Amber R. Phipps has joined American Esoteric Laboratories, the Mid-South division of Sonic Healthcare USA, as vice president and chief operations officer. In her new role, Phipps will oversee all operations for AEL, which includes nine laboratories and more than 800 employees in six states. A captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, Phipps most recently served as a medical operations officer stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Find yourself attending countless networking events with little result in new business generated? It’s possible you’re just not leaving a memorable impression. But don’t take it personally. Most attendees are more focused on what they’re going to say than what you or anyone else is saying. That’s why deploying attention-grabbing strategies are essential to generating a real return on your networking time investment.
Last week we discussed the concept of the intrapreneur and our conviction that companies must add the pressures of failure and constrained resources to get ingenuity. Real entrepreneurs have vision, resilience and fortitude. Their natural drive, focus on survival and ability to pivot with the market is what generates market winners. It is the natural selection process at work. This is why VCs think the team is most critical, and companies looking to innovate should too.
FedEx Corp. says it will buy up to 30 Boeing aircraft from United Airlines and convert them into cargo planes.
MEMPHIS (AP) – A woman charged with squatting at a $3 million Memphis-area home says she wants to represent herself in the case.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The House has given final approval to a bill requiring public notices to be published on newspaper websites, sending the measure for the governor's signature.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Senate sponsor of a bill to allow people to display student IDs to vote said Monday he plans to press ahead with the matter even through the version approved by the House would not allow the practice.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal to give security clearance to certain lawmakers is dead this session.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislation that would increase the fine for not wearing a seat belt is scheduled to be heard by lawmakers on Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State Rep. Mark Pody has dropped his bill seeking to strip Vanderbilt University of its police powers because of the school's nondiscrimination policy for student groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Gains in housing and manufacturing propelled the U.S. economy over the winter, according to reports released Tuesday, and analysts say they point to the resilience of consumers and businesses as government spending cuts kick in.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes fell in February after climbing to the highest level in more than four years in January.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Medical claims costs – the biggest driver of health insurance premiums – will jump an average 32 percent for Americans' individual policies under President Barack Obama's overhaul, according to a study by the nation's leading group of financial risk analysts.