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1. Pre-K’s Place -

It isn’t an application for federal pre-kindergarten funding the state filed earlier this month in Washington, the office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam emphasizes.

“It’s a note of intent to apply,” said Dave Smith, Haslam’s communications chief, last week.

2. Duncan to Retire From Botanic Garden -

Jim Duncan, executive director of the Memphis Botanic Garden, will retire at the end of the year.

Duncan announced his retirement Monday, Sept. 15, after 10 years leading the nonprofit.

3. Education Secretary Calls for System-Wide Reforms -

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan saw much that he liked in Memphis Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the end of his three-day “back to school” bus tour of schools in three states.

The last stop was Cornerstone Prep Elementary School in Binghampton.

4. Duncan Bus Tour Ends With Binghampton Kudos -

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wrapped up a three-day “back to school” bus tour of schools in several states Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Cornerstone Prep Elementary School in Binghampton.

5. Sherman Joins Campbell Clinic as Sports Medicine Physician -

Dr. Henry “Hank” Sherman has joined Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics as a sports medicine family practice physician in its Southaven office. Sherman treats patients who suffer from a variety of orthopedic injuries – from competitive athletes looking to get back in the game to weekend warriors who want to stay active later in life.

6. We’re All Invited -

MEMPHIS, SERVED IN THE SHELL. Following up last week’s column, this from a reader:

“We have no civic pride, half the population is intent on killing as many as they can and the other part lives behind walls or gates. There was a time in the fifties when you could leave your front door unlocked and keys in the car.”

7. Ex-Senator Baker Remembered for Crossing the Aisle -

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. was remembered Tuesday for his ability to bridge political divides in Washington while also establishing the Republican Party as a statewide force in Tennessee.

8. Obama Moves to Extend Student Loan Payment Relief -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Aiming to alleviate the burden of student loan debt, President Barack Obama expanded a program Monday that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their income every month, and threw his support behind more sweeping Senate legislation targeting the issue.

9. City Council Hears Tentative Plans for Office Building -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s administration would move the Memphis Police Department, information technology services and six city agencies renting offices on Union Avenue Extended into the Donnelley J. Hill office building if the city goes through with a plan to swap the office building with state government in exchange for parking spaces in the Peabody Place garage.

10. County Commission Discusses School Board Raises -

After a five-month delay, Shelby County Commissioners resumed action Monday, June 2, on an ordinance that would raise the pay of Shelby County Schools board members.

Commissioners approved Monday on the second of three readings an amended pay raise for school board members.

11. Poll Shows Tennessee Voters Favor Free Tuition Plan -

NASHVILLE (AP) – A majority of Tennessee voters support Gov. Bill Haslam's program to cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate, as well as higher education standards, according to the latest Vanderbilt University poll released Wednesday.

12. City Council Approves Shady Grove Development -

The Memphis City Council approved Tuesday, May 20, a 22-lot residential planned development at the southeast corner of Shady Grove Road and Interstate 240 by Greenbrier Partners LLC.

13. TVA to Cut More Than 10 Percent of Jobs -

The Tennessee Valley Authority says 750 employees have retired or resigned through a voluntary incentive program, another 1,000 vacant positions are being eliminated and more cuts are on the way.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports it will be the largest staff reduction at the federal utility in more than 20 years.

14. TVA to Cut More Than 10 Percent of Jobs -

The Tennessee Valley Authority says 750 employees have retired or resigned through a voluntary incentive program, another 1,000 vacant positions are being eliminated and more cuts are on the way.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports it will be the largest staff reduction at the federal utility in more than 20 years.

15. Haslam Pushing Common Core Standards -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam reiterated Tuesday that Common Core education standards are crucial to continuing to improve education in Tennessee and he hopes to dismiss misconceptions about them.

16. New Memphis Institute Unveils Exec. Committee -

The New Memphis Institute has announced Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. CEO Jason Little as its board of trustees chair for 2014.

17. New Memphis Institute Unveils Executive Committee -

The New Memphis Institute has announced Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. CEO Jason Little as its board of trustees chair for 2014.

18. Botanic Garden Stage To Honor Duncan -

The permanent stage being built at the Memphis Botanic Garden will be named in honor of executive director Jim Duncan.

19. Room Service -

Hilton Worldwide celebrates its second Global Week of Service this week, and more than 700 Hilton employees are working locally on community involvement projects, such as this year’s signature event at the Pilgrim’s Rest housing facility, 747 Court Ave.

20. Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens in Southaven -

Home2 Suites by Hilton has opened a new all-suites hotel in Southaven.

The Hilton Worldwide brand caters to business travelers and extended stay guests. The four-story, 105-suite hotel is located at 6750 Southcrest Parkway, strategically located near local attractions and business destinations, including Southaven Towne Center, Snowden Grove Amphitheatre and Snowden Grove Park, Downtown Memphis and Graceland. The property is owned by Cohen Realty Inc. and is managed by Vista Host Inc.

21. Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens in Southaven -

Home2 Suites by Hilton has opened a new all-suites hotel in Southaven.

The Hilton Worldwide brand caters to business travelers and extended stay guests. The four-story, 105-suite hotel is located at 6750 Southcrest Parkway, strategically located near local attractions and business destinations, including Southaven Towne Center, Snowden Grove Amphitheatre and Snowden Grove Park, Downtown Memphis and Graceland. The property is owned by Cohen Realty Inc. and is managed by Vista Host Inc.

22. TVA Board Votes for 1.5 Percent Rate Increase -

NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority's board of directors voted Thursday to increase its base rate by 1.5 percent, the first increase by the nation's largest public utility in two years.

23. Events -

The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a conversation with Bill Strickland, CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corp. and author of “Making the Impossible, Possible,” Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Strickland’s topic is “The Art of Leadership & The Business of Social Change.” Cost is $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit memphischamber.com or call 543-3571.

24. Events -

Playhouse on the Square will present a Great Wine Performances wine tasting and theater contest Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Characters from “Les Miserables” will serve 10 French wines and tests attendees’ knowledge of the musical for prizes. Cost is $65 at the door. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.

25. Events -

Playhouse on the Square will present a Great Wine Performances wine tasting and theater contest Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Characters from “Les Miserables” will serve 10 French wines and tests attendees’ knowledge of the musical for prizes. Cost is $50 in advance or $65 at the door. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.

26. Report: Economic Concerns Drive College Choices -

WASHINGTON (AP) – College costs are driving decisions about which schools to attend, what to study and even where to live, according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae.

Parents no longer foot the largest portion of the bill, according to the lender's annual survey. That role goes to grants and scholarships, with student loans coming in third.

27. Deal Emerging on Student Loans, Talks Continue -

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.

28. Back to Negotiations After Student Loan Plan Fails -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawmakers are racing the clock before millions of students return to campus next month to find borrowing terms twice as high as when school let out.

29. Senate Introduces No Child Left Behind Successor -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The one-sized-fits-all national requirements of No Child Left Behind would give way to standards that states write for themselves under legislation Senate Democrats announced Tuesday.

30. Events -

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, May 22, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Bill West, founder of The West Clinic, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at lmhughes@bellsouth.net.

31. Failed Education Bills on Radar for Next Session -

NASHVILLE (AP) – In the last few years, Tennessee hasn't shied away from contentious education initiatives as it seeks to remain at the forefront of education reform in the nation.

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has even characterized the state's efforts as "courageous leadership."

32. Events -

New Ballet Ensemble will present Springloaded Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The annual event fuses ballet, contemporary and urban dance with works by local and guest choreographers. Visit nbespringloaded13.eventbrite.com for times and tickets.

33. Record Crop Insurance Payout Stirs Subsidy Debate -

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers will be paid a record $16 billion in crop insurance claims for 2012 because of the widespread drought, a staggering amount that has critics calling for changes to what they say is an inefficient taxpayer subsidy the government cannot afford.

34. Critics of Vanderbilt Policy Seek to Strip Police Power -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Opponents of a Vanderbilt University policy banning discrimination in student groups want to enact a law to strip the private school of its police powers if it doesn't change its ways.

35. Historically Hip -

There will be meandering crowds, hand-made art, funky tunes, political campaigning, locally sourced foods and a fireworks display.

More than 400 vendor booths are slated to celebrate this year’s 25th anniversary of the Cooper Young Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of Cooper Street and Young Avenue.

36. Obama Takes Tougher Stance on Higher Education -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is pushing a fundamental agenda shift that aggressively brings a new question into the debate: What are people getting for their money?

37. Tennessee Granted NCLB Waiver -

Tennessee made another cut in the changing federal education reform scene: The state is one of 10 granted a waiver from No Child Left Behind standards.

President Obama said the waivers are a “green light to continue making the reforms that are best for them.”

38. Tennessee Granted NCLB Waiver -

Tennessee made another cut in the changing federal education reform scene: The state is one of 10 granted a waiver from No Child Left Behind standards.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has been anticipating the news from Washington for weeks.

39. TVA Begins Year With Board Vacancies -

CHATTANOOGA – The Tennessee Valley Authority begins the new year with one third of its board seats vacant.

When Congress adjourned on Christmas Eve, three of TVA's most senior and active board members left the agency's 9-member board. President Obama has yet to nominate any successors to fill the three vacancies.

40. Biz Community Still Seeking Stable Ground -

Small business in 2011 was a mixed bag of serious market hurdles and fresh opportunities for innovation, depending on who you ask.

Many small businesses struggled to navigate a lackluster economy in which millions remained jobless and the outlook for consumer confidence and companies’ confidence in hiring and investing remained generally bleak.

41. SCO’s Steele Receives Optometry Recognition -

Dr. Glen T. Steele, a professor at the Southern College of Optometry, has received the prestigious William Feinbloom Award from the American Academy of Optometry for his work with InfantSEE.

42. Homewood Suites' Duncan Receives Leadership Award -

Bill Duncan, global head of Brand Management for Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton, has received the Executive Leadership Award at the Corporate Neighbor Awards breakfast held at the Memphis Botanic Gardens.

43. Obama Lets States Opt Out of Federal School Rules -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly everyone agrees the fix needs fixing. The No Child Left Behind law that was supposed to improve American education has left schools grumbling at being labeled "failures," state officials fuming and complaints everywhere about required testing.

44. US Gets Chance to Catch Up on Credit Card Security -

NEW YORK (AP) – The next time you swipe your credit card at check-out, consider this: It's a ritual the rest of the world deems outdated and unsafe.

The United States is the only developed country still hanging on to credit and debit cards with those black magnetic stripes, the kind you swipe through retail terminals. The rest of the industrialized world has switched –or is in the process of switching– to "smart" chip-based cards.

45. AP Exclusive: Evaluations Worry Teachers -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee education officials say they're taking steps to address teachers' concerns about a new evaluation system that for the first time will use students' standardized test scores as part of the process.

46. US Education Secy. Says Tenn. Courageous in Reform -

NASHVILLE (AP) – U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan applauded Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and other state leaders for what he called courage in making education reforms.

Duncan took part in a panel discussion at a Nashville middle school on Wednesday before heading to a roundtable with school administrators from rural counties.

47. The Belle to Reopen at Blues City Brewery -

A landmark in the local banquet facility industry reopens Saturday, Aug. 13, in Hickory Hill.

The Belle, a banquet hall with riverboat décor, is being reopened by Maxx Management LLC at what is becoming Blues City Brewery at 5241 E. Raines Road.

48. Haslam Named Vice Chair of NGA Committee -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has been named vice chairman of the National Governors Association Education, Early Childhood and Workforce Committee.

The committee has jurisdiction over issues in the area of education – including early childhood, elementary and secondary education, and higher education – as well as workforce development and labor.

49. Tenn. May Soon Get Requested School Test Waiver -

NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's request for a waiver to use its reformed education standards to measure schools instead of those mandated by No Child Left Behind is falling in line with a plan by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

50. State Asks Feds For NCLB Waiver -

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the state is asking federal education officials to give the state a waiver in meeting federal education standards under the No Child Left Behind program.

Haslam and Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced the application for the waiver as they released figures for state public school districts measuring average yearly progress (AYP) under NCLB.

51. State Asks for NCLB Waiver -

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the state is asking federal education officials to give the state a waiver in meeting federal education standards under the No Child Left Behind program.

Haslam and Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced the application for the waiver as they released figures for state public school districts measuring average yearly progress (AYP) under NCLB.

52. Seminar To Detail Reform’s Effect on Biz -

Philip Johnson is partner with Argyle Benefits Consultants LLC, a chartered life underwriter and certified employee benefits specialist, so he more than understands the ins and outs of federal health care reform, including how the legislation will impact large and small businesses, as well as individuals.

53. Preliminary TCAP Data Show Improved Scores -

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday applauded the state's improved standardized test scores but acknowledged more work has to be done to meet federal regulations.

Preliminary results from the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program showed math scores in third- through eighth-grade improved by 7 percent this year over last year and reading scores improved by 3.7 percent.

54. Seminar to Examine Health Care Reform -

One of the most contentious and complex issues facing the nation today will be the focus of the latest seminar hosted by The Daily News.

Health care reform will be the topic at hand on Thursday, July 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave.

55. Feds Dismissed From Schools Consolidation Suit -

Federal Judge Hardy Mays has dismissed the federal government from the schools consolidation lawsuit.

Mays’ court order follows a motion for dismissal by the Shelby County Schools system, which had included the U.S. departments of education and justice as well as Education Secretary Arne Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in its Feb. 11 lawsuit.

56. Mays to Begin Schools Suit Decision in July -

Federal Judge Hardy Mays will begin deciding the schools consolidation lawsuit in July. And he will do it without further oral arguments or a trial.

The case had originally been scheduled for trial in September.

57. Obama Trip Highlights Local School Concerns -

President Barack Obama’s visit to Memphis this week comes at an important time for education reform in Memphis as well as the state.

It also comes as local, state and federal voices in the reform discussion are asking some very specific questions about what standards matter in judging the value of a high school diploma.

58. Schools High on Haslam’s ‘To-Do’ List -

The legal documents in the schools consolidation lawsuit include the name of Patrick Smith, the acting state commissioner of education when the lawsuit was filed Feb. 11 by the county school system.

59. Senators Announce Bill for Education Task Force -

NASHVILLE (AP) – U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Michael Bennet of Colorado plan to introduce a bill to establish a national task force to examine regulations and testing governing public schools.

60. Hilton Opening First New Brand in 20 Years -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Hilton is launching its first new hotel brand in 20 years.

With Thursday's scheduled opening of the first Home2 Suites in Fayetteville, N.C., Hilton Worldwide is venturing into a mid-tier extended stay market that remains relatively competitive amid a slowly recovering economy.

61. From Private to Public -

Those who run for and hold elected office will tell anyone who listens that running for office and governing are two different points on the same line.

In the gap between them is a middle ground of appointed officials, citizens who serve on boards and commissions, and those involved in a growing number of private institutions tackling the same public policy questions.

62. Hutchison School Receives Major Gift for Leadership Program -

Hutchison School’s leadership program has been bolstered by a “seven figure gift” announced by the school Monday from alumna and Hutchison trustee Abbie Ware Williams and her husband, Duncan Williams, president and CEO of Duncan-Williams Inc. investment banking firm.

63. Brighter Future -

The financial services industry in Memphis is apparently back to thinking about tomorrow, rather than simply making it through today.

Firms are hiring again, deepening their bench strength in key areas, recommitting to a focus on customer relationships – and, in some cases, once more turning a tidy profit.

64. Status Quo Must Go, Education Secretary Says -

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has been more than a distant observer of recent education reform efforts in Memphis and in Tennessee.

Duncan, a former leader of the Chicago school district, worked the phones in 2009 when the Tennessee Legislature lifted its cap on charter schools. The higher number of such schools was key to Tennessee winning one of the first two grants of Race to the Top federal funding for education reform.

65. Reform Views Vary Among Local Bankers -

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., slammed the debate over financial reform legislation in no uncertain terms during the Tennessee Bankers Association annual meeting last week in Nashville.

“My strategy is to pray,” said Corker, who’s also a member of the congressional negotiating team that will reconcile differences between separate reform bills and merge them together.

66. US Education Secretary to Speak in Memphis -

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak at the National PTA Convention in Memphis June 11 at 5:30 p.m.

The 114th Annual National PTA Convention will be held June 10-13 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

67. Memphis Integral in Race to the Top Effort -

When Tennessee made its pitch to federal officials for $500 million, Memphis school board member Tomeka Hart was part of the five-person Tennessee team.

And as the state formulated its proposal for the Race to the Top funding, Teresa Sloyan of the Memphis-based Hyde Foundation worked with Hart and others to put together the “ask.”

68. Race to Top Funding Awarded to Tennessee -

Tennessee always had an inside track on winning a share of federal Race to the Top funding.

The $500 million application from the state and a similar application from Delaware were chosen in the opening round of the grant program, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

69. Tennessee Selected as a Race to the Top Recipient -

The Wall Street Journal reports Tennessee has won a share of federal funding from the Race To The Top education reform program.

The $500 million application from the state and a similar application from the state of Delaware were picked in the opening round of the grant program, according to the report.

70. Gibbons Seeks Local Support in Governor’s Race -

Bill Gibbons told several dozen Young Republicans Tuesday evening that he needs a big turnout in Shelby County to have a chance in the August GOP primary for governor.

71. Congress: Connections With Toyota -

Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:

72. Takeover of Failing Schools Not Done Deal -

A state takeover of any public schools isn’t going to happen until 2011 at the earliest, Memphis schools superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash said late last week after an afternoon of conference calls with state education commissioner Tim Webb.

73. Race to the Top -

The age of No Child Left Behind in national education is about to give way to another moniker.

The Race to the Top program is a race between states to get a share of $4.35 billion in federal stimulus money for an education reform effort.

74. Bill Would Spend More to Make College Affordable -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically increase college student aid took its first step Wednesday on what could be a rocky path through Congress.

A key lawmaker proposed a bill to boost Pell Grant scholarships for low-income students by linking them to inflation for the first time since the program began.

75. House Approves Expansion Of Tenn. Charter Schools -

The House has passed a bill to expand eligibility for charter schools in Tennessee.

The chamber voted 79-15 to approve the bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Beth Harwell of Nashville. Fourteen Democrats and one Republican voted against the bill.

76. Tenn. Charter Schools On Fast Track in House -

A resurrected bill to expand eligibility for charter schools in Tennessee was on a fast track for a full House vote Wednesday after approval by two committees.

The measure, sponsored by Rep. Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, was approved on a voice vote in the reopened House Education Committee and was later passed by the Government Operation Committee. Harwell said she expected the measure to reach the House floor by the end of the day.

77. Tenn. Bill to Allow Speeders to Be Fingerprinted -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Supporters of legislation that would allow traffic violators in Tennessee to be fingerprinted say it will save local governments money and catch more criminals, but one lawmaker believes the measure is invasive.

78. Stimulus Dollars to be Released for Schools -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The first round of school dollars from the economic stimulus law is going to states this week.

To mark the occasion, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Wednesday visited first- and fifth-grade classes at Doswell Brooks Elementary School in Capitol Heights in the Maryland suburbs of Washington.

79. Duncan Named Senior VP For Homewood Suites by Hilton -

Bill Duncan has been appointed senior vice president of brand management for Homewood Suites by Hilton and the newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.

80. Former GOP Head Named TVA Chairman -

The Tennessee Valley Authority directors have named the former chairman of the Republican National Committee as their new chairman.

Director Mike Duncan of Kentucky was elected Thursday by a 4-3 vote to succeed Bill Sansom of Knoxville when his two-year term ends May 18.

81. Stores See Surge in Applicants for Holiday Help -

NEW YORK (AP) - The odds of landing a part-time job at department store operator Bealls Outlet Stores Inc. this holiday season are slimmer than getting into Harvard: It's one out of every 45.

82. Addington Joins Memphis Heart Clinic -

Dr. M. Brent Addington has joined Memphis Heart Clinic. Addington is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. A native of Memphis, he has been in private practice for more than 20 years in the Memphis community.

83. Attorney General To Defend Strip Club Ordinance -

Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper will help defend the Shelby County ordinance governing Memphis strip clubs in U.S. District Court.

Cooper's office filed a motion Monday to intervene on the side of the city and county in the case filed by seven strip club owners. The suit challenges the constitutionality of the ordinance as well as the state law on which the ordinance is based.

84. Platinum Plus Owner Sentenced -

It might have been one of the more unique statements ever made during a sentencing hearing in Memphis federal court.

"I didn't realize the girl shows were prostitution. But I should have," strip club owner Ralph Lunati told U.S. District Court Judge Hardy Mays last week in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

85. Strip Clubs File Suit Against City, County -

Owners of seven Memphis strip clubs are taking the city and county to court over the recently enacted ordinance governing the clubs and the dancers who are their main attraction.

The latest legal skirmish in the nearly 40-year history of attempts to regulate and occasionally close down the clubs involves some new arguments.

86. New Board to Oversee Adult Businesses -

The new ordinance taking the booze out of the city's strip clubs promises to fundamentally change the way clubs and other sexually oriented businesses have to operate. And the city's Alcohol Commission appears to be out of the business of regulating the clubs as the ordinance does not allow for alcohol sales or consumption on the premises.

87. Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co. -

Jordan Melick has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a managing director for the firm's Fixed Income Banking Group. Melick previously was managing director of the health care finance team of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Piper Jaffray & Co. He began his career in health financing in 1991 at Detroit-based Comerica Bank.

88. Events -

The Memphis Advertising Federation meets today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Lance Barrow, coordinating producer and lead game producer for the National Football League on CBS and coordinating producer of CBS Sports golf, is the guest speaker. Admission is free for members; $25 for guests; and $10 for students. Call 726-0384 or visit www.memphisadfed.org to register.

89. Archived Article: Law Focus - Law

Not Always Celebrated, Champions Make Mark

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

When John Heflin took over as 2004 president of the Memphis Bar Association, he was determined to make his mark on the organization. But it was the impression left...

90. Archived Article: Real Focus - Real

Bill Morris Parkway Spurs Collierville Development

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

When state Highway 385 opened its first exit in Collierville in the late 90s at what was then known as Bailey Station Road, it strengthened the eastern su...

91. Archived Article: Newsmakers - (ephotos) Commercial property manager Dan Chancey and commercial property administrator Donna Palmer of Clark & Clark received

DAs Office Appoints New Prosecutors The Shelby County District Attorneys Office announced the appointments of three...

92. Archived Article: Memos - Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham

Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham was promoted to vice president for student affairs at the University of Memphis. The Memphis native will assume the role May 1. She has been U of M assistant vice president for student affairs...