VOL. 128 | NO. 226 | Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Authentic Brands Group, a New York City intellectual property corporation, has bought Elvis Presley’s intellectual property and the right to operate Graceland from CORE Media Group, becoming the latest of four companies to own a majority share in the intellectual property assets of the late Memphis entertainer.
Urban Child Institute message spreads in Pink Palace exhibit
Talk, touch, read and play.
Medtronic Inc. on Tuesday announced increased net income company-wide, while business at its Memphis-based spine division sagged.
Agreements on school buildings and school attendance zones for the Arlington and Lakeland school systems go to the Shelby County Schools board for consideration at a Tuesday, Nov. 18, special meeting of the school board.
Memphis City Council members take a final vote Tuesday, Nov. 19, on a retirement supplement for city sanitation workers that is one part of an overhaul of sanitation services the council delayed action on last month.
Holiday Inn, the iconic hotel chain that launched in Memphis more than 60 years ago and went on to become an international mega-brand, wants customers to change their view.
The next manager and developer of the Beale Street entertainment district should be a nonprofit entity similar to the Downtown Memphis Commission that focuses on improving the district and planning for its expansion, according to longtime Beale Street developer John Elkington and Memphis City Council member Lee Harris.
In the place where the marquee for Lafayette’s Music Room in Overton Square was once anchored, a new banner went up last week by Loeb Properties reading “The Music Is Back.”
Early voting in the last elections of 2013 in Shelby County ended Saturday, Nov. 16, with more than 7,500 Memphians casting early votes in the citywide referendum on a half percent sales tax hike.
November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association’s local chapter and assisted living facilities such as The Gardens of Germantown Memory Care want to paint the town purple to raise awareness about the deadly, irreversible disease.
When the No. 11 University of Memphis Tigers had finished crushing Austin Peay in their season-opener, attention immediately turned to their Tuesday, Nov. 19, game in Stillwater against No. 7 Oklahoma State.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
7910 Trinity Road, Cordova, TN 38018, Loan Amount: $4.2 million -
Wenco Properties LLC has filed a $4.2 million construction loan through Wells Fargo Bank for the Volvo of Memphis dealership it is building at 7910 Trinity Road in Cordova.
We recently had the opportunity to attend a benefit dinner for Facing History and Ourselves as the guests of two long-term supporters. We had a great time. The event was much larger than we had anticipated and we found ourselves in a beautiful room surrounded by people committed to ensuring that students have the opportunity to learn from history and develop the ability to make ethical choices.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Admonishing the nation's bankers, the Justice Department's No. 2 official says too many financial institutions have failed in their duty to ensure that their businesses are run cleanly.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won't be for a lack of legislation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says 20 percent of Americans won't make it through the website to buy health insurance through new exchanges.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is taking a half step toward increasing federal oversight of so-called compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk, a year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds more.
NEW YORK (AP) – Google will pay $17 million to 37 states and the District of Columbia to settle claims it violated consumer privacy by placing unauthorized cookies on computers using certain Apple Safari web browsers in 2011 and 2012.
NEW YORK (AP) – A federal appeals court is ordering a lower court to reconsider Apple's attempt to block eight Samsung phones from the U.S. market because the products violate patents held by Apple.