VOL. 128 | NO. 213 | Thursday, October 31, 2013
The Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee is trying to raise $2 million to buy the 175-year old Hunt-Phelan house, 533 Beale St., in what could be the latest change for the antebellum home that is the last mansion on a street once lined with them.
Third Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention set for mid-November
As he raised his four children, Joe Thordarson increasingly thought about the important roles that art and literature played in education.
Memphis-based AV Artistry, which has opened a new design studio that showcases its ability to do everything from basic entertainment system installations to helping outfit the most high-tech of man caves, knows its customer base well.
There is sentiment for University of Memphis interim president Brad Martin to drop the “interim” part of the title and become the next permanent leader of the city’s largest higher education institution.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Howard Cleveland has brought a unique set of skills and perspective to his role as principal of PeopleCap, the boutique human resources firm he co-founded in 2012.
Ray’s Take Webster defines legacy as “something received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.” Our personal legacy is what we are remembered for; the contributions we have made to our family, our community, and our world.
A while back, I cited a sports item in which two coaches were, respectively, if not respectfully, cited as having said that a matter was “between he and I” and “between me and him.” I asked which coach was correct, pronoun-wise. Boy-oh-boy, did I ever get viewer mail in response!
NEW YORK (AP) – Sales of small businesses are finally making big gains.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey shows U.S. businesses added just 130,000 jobs in October, as the 16-day partial government shutdown slowed an already-weak job market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Social Security benefits will rise 1.5 percent in January, giving millions of retired and disabled workers an average raise of $19 a month to keep up with the cost of living.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy still needs support from its low interest-rate policies because it is growing only moderately.
BOSTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he "not happy" about the problems with his health care website and takes "full responsibility" for resolving the issues.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate negotiators are set to begin crafting a compromise farm bill, including cuts to the food stamp program.
NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook's stock is soaring after the company reported a 60 percent revenue increase in the third quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's embattled top health official declared herself accountable Wednesday for failures of the much-maligned health insurance website as a newly surfaced government memo pointed to security concerns that were laid out just days before its launch.