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1. Lending a Hand -

Mid-South Drug Testing president Kelly Dobbins is the kind of entrepreneur banks and lenders are increasingly making it a point to seek out.

2. Four Memphis Companies Join The TENN -

Launch Tennessee has picked this year’s crop of 10 companies that will participate in The TENN, its master accelerator program for graduates of Tennessee’s nine startup accelerators.

And, like last year, Memphis companies again represent almost half of the statewide batch of companies taking part in the program.

3. Methodist Opens Care Clinic in Marion -

A subsidiary of Memphis-based Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has opened a primary care clinic in Marion, Ark., and officials hope more providers will follow suit to close the gap left by the sudden closure of Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis.

4. Kaaa-BOOM! -

This Labor Day weekend, hundreds of Knoxvillians will be working harder than ever so hundreds of thousands can kick back and relax.

Knoxville is hosting a huge street festival and one of the biggest fireworks shows in the country on Saturday, followed by the first UT game of the season on Sunday.

5. Developer Files Permit for Graceland-Area Hotel -

3411 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116
Permit Cost: $3.5 million

6. Hotel Owner Files $3 Million Loan -

The new owner of the Inn at Thousand Oaks hotel at 2700 S. Perkins Road in Parkway Village has filed a $3 million loan on the property.

7. Probe Exposes Flaws Behind HealthCare.gov Rollout -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday.

8. Accountability and Trust: Keys to Partnership -

Part two of a three-part series. Are you considering a private/public partnership to advance the work of your nonprofit? Learn from those who have already waded into the waters.

Cathy Davis, executive director of Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services, Inc. (BHPMSS) in California is a leader with experience.

9. Why Retailers Need Tenant Representatives -

National and regional retailers have embraced tenant representation for many years as a way to bring local market knowledge to their real estate site selection equation. The local retailer is apt to say, “I know my market well and what locations will work for me, so why do I need a tenant representative to increase my cost?”

10. The Market Whisperer -

When economic analysis gets reduced to a binary choice between opposites like bullish or bearish, up or down, strong or weak, the complexity that helps explain the way things are gets lost in a thicket of sound byte-ready oversimplification.

11. In Internet TV Case, Justices Show Concern -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

12. Netflix's Comcast Deal Improves Quality of Video -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to tolls Netflix pays Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.

13. Walk-In Clinics Rising as Response to ACA -

When the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, medical providers were not sure what to expect.

But four years down the road, it’s evident the ACA has presented some opportunities – not just for patients, but for how care is delivered and, yes, marketed. And that has meant a rise in walk-in clinics nationally and locally.

14. Breaking Through -

If it was just an abstraction or a mere theory, it wouldn’t have a definition in the dictionary or a website. It would simply be another urban myth.

But with a few keystrokes you can go right to www.glassceiling.com. And the dictionary definition of “glass ceiling” is tangible – “an unfair system or set of attitudes that prevents some people (such as women or people of a certain race) from getting the most powerful jobs.” In fact, you can almost see a woman stuck in middle management, briefcase in hand, staring up at that glass ceiling and wondering: Where do I find the ladder that gets me from here to there?

15. Target: Customers’ PINs Among Stolen Data -

Target said Friday that debit-card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.

The company said the stolen personal identification numbers, which customers type in to keypads to make secure transactions, were encrypted and that this strongly reduces risk to customers. In addition to the encrypted PINs, customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the embedded code on the magnetic strip on back of the cards were stolen from about 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

16. Target: Customers’ PINs Among Stolen Data -

Target said Friday that debit-card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.

The company said the stolen personal identification numbers, which customers type in to keypads to make secure transactions, were encrypted and that this strongly reduces risk to customers. In addition to the encrypted PINs, customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the embedded code on the magnetic strip on back of the cards were stolen from about 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

17. MasterCard Sets New Payroll Card Standards -

MasterCard has set new standards for its payroll cards, and says it says should help employees take better advantage of its benefits.

Payroll cards, which are similar to debit cards, are a means for an employer to pay employees. They typically are used as a way to deposit paychecks for workers who do not have access to a traditional checking account.

18. Looking Upward -

The facelift of Memphis International Airport has continued throughout 2013 despite peaks and valleys for the airport’s passenger business.

The impact of Delta Air Lines’ dehubbing and reduced service – including further cuts announced last week – has been offset somewhat by the arrival of Southwest Airlines and the continued strength of the airport’s cargo activity.

19. Banks Tweak Checking, Online Options -

As the two banks with the biggest customer deposit shares in Memphis, First Tennessee Bank and Regions Bank must stay closely in touch with their clients’ checking and online banking needs.

20. Europe Mulls Sanctions Against US Over Spying -

BERLIN (AP) – The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, German officials said Monday, as Europe weighs a response to allegations that the Americans spied on their closest European allies.

21. Investigators: 36,000 Game Disability System -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work, congressional investigators said in a report Friday.

22. Cyber Crime Growing Priority for FBI -

Glankler Brown PLLC attorneys on Wednesday, Sept. 11, welcomed FBI Supervisory Special Agent Scott E. Augenbaum as the guest speaker for a cyber crime seminar for staff and clients at its East Memphis office.

23. Senate Set to Finish Work on Student Loan Deal -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs would start climbing almost immediately under a deal the Senate was poised to pass Wednesday.

24. Business CEOs Call for Raising Retirement Age -

WASHINGTON (AP) – An influential group of business CEOs is pushing a plan to gradually increase the full retirement age to 70 for both Social Security and Medicare and to partially privatize the health insurance program for older Americans.

25. Serving Memphis -

The hospitality industry is the nation’s largest private sector employer, yet many in its workforce do not have access to affordable and consistent health care, education opportunities or financial mentoring.

26. US Panel: China Tech Giants Pose Security Threat -

WASHINGTON (AP) – American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned Monday.

27. Snyder’s-Lance Signs Deal In Southaven -

A well-known snack food company has boosted its distribution presence in the Memphis area.

Snyder’s-Lance Inc. signed a 26,757-square-foot lease at Airways Distribution Center Building F, 8425 Airways Blvd., in Southaven.

28. US Economic Recovery is Weakest Since World War II -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The recession that ended three years ago this summer has been followed by the feeblest economic recovery since the Great Depression.

Since World War II, 10 U.S. recessions have been followed by a recovery that lasted at least three years. An Associated Press analysis shows that by just about any measure, the one that began in June 2009 is the weakest.

29. Pera Shows Track Record Of Early Faith -

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series looking at Robert Pera, the potential new owner of the Memphis Grizzlies.

30. Courts Ready For E-File Move -

The Shelby County Courthouse is preparing for a subtle but historic change later this month that has been years in the making.

Those in the clerk’s offices of Circuit and Chancery courts are preparing not for a sudden onslaught at their respective counters, but a move to an e-filing system for court documents that will probably mean fewer attorneys at the counter.

31. New Owner For Bartlett Car Wash Property -

A former car wash site in Bartlett has traded hands. Nyan Jaf acquired the 0.71-acre lot at 5960 Summer Ave. from Mr. Carwash LLC for $65,000.

32. Regions Rolls Out New Product Offerings -

Regions Financial Corp., the parent of the bank that has the second largest share of customer deposits in Memphis, has now finished a companywide rollout of a new suite of products to a new set of customers.

33. Will Higher Gas Prices Derail the Economy? -

NEW YORK (AP) – The price of gas has jumped 45 cents since Jan. 1 and is the highest on record for this time of year, an average of $3.73 a gallon. On Wall Street, talk has turned from the European debt crisis to another worry: Will higher gas prices derail the economic recovery?

34. 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?

35. Gastro Group Opens Office In Senatobia -

Utley Properties has closed on a flurry of deals in its Northwest Plaza Shopping Center in Senatobia in recent weeks.

Dr. Ulric Duncan of Delta Gastroenterology PC has leased 1,200 square feet of space at 113 Northwest Drive for two years.

36. Program Gets Local Kids To College -

In 1993, I packed up my car and traveled down I-40 to Knoxville. I was starting the next chapter of my life at the University of Tennessee. It was never a question of if I was going to college, simply a matter of where.

37. TDN Seminar to Examine State of Health Care -

The health care industry is an economic driver in Memphis, where hospitals, health care providers and biotechnology companies employ one out of every seven workers.

On Thursday, Nov. 10, a panel of local experts will discuss the health care sector’s current state and future forecast at The Daily News Business of Health Care Seminar, which begins at 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave.

38. House Acts to Ease Small Company Regulations -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House moved Wednesday to make it easier for small companies and banks to raise capital – and presumably spur economic growth – without being faced with costly federal registration rules.

39. Financial Health for Nonprofits – Part 3 -

Part three of a four-part series. Fundraising and budgeting have people and money at their core. In this series we have been talking with Carol Cantwell, founder of Fun with Financials about budgeting and nonprofit organizations. Carol has a degree in economics and has worked with nonprofit organizations in the area of financial management for 19 years. She also has a sense of humor – a must in these times!

40. Obama Signs 3 Trade Deals, Biggest Since NAFTA -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama signed off Friday on the first three – and possibly last – free trade agreements of his administration, deals with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama that could be worth billions to American exporters and create tens of thousands of jobs.

41. Discover Faces FDIC Action on Protection Sales -

NEW YORK (AP) – Discover Financial Services is facing an enforcement action by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. over the way it sold its payment protection, identity theft protection and other products.

42. No More Mail? What Would Ben Franklin Think? -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Imagine a nation without the Postal Service.

No more birthday cards and bills or magazines and catalogs filling the mailbox. It's a worst-case scenario being painted for an organization that lost $8.5 billion in 2010 and seems headed deeper into the red this year.

43. Chart-Based Trading Behind Big Market Swings -

NEW YORK (AP) – Support levels. Moving averages. Breakouts.

That strange language is being spoken more forcefully on Wall Street these days. It is the language of technical trading, which is helping to drive recent wild gyrations in stock prices.

44. Mobile to Surpass Web by 2015 -

By 2015, more people will access the Web via a mobile device – such as a smartphone, Kindle, iPad, video game or GPS system – than through traditional desktop Internet access.

This shocking finding, uncovered in a robust study conducted last year by global financial services firm, Morgan Stanley, serves as a giant wake-up call to companies large and small. You had better have a mobile strategy, toot sweet.

45. Open Government Helps Ease Problems -

The threatened reopening of what should have been the recently closed city budget season indicates City Hall may be moving too quickly and too quietly.

The Memphis City Council and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. did settle on a multiyear righting of the city’s financial boat, while the necessary debate over the size of the city workforce and city government’s role continues.

46. Intellectual Property: All in Your Head -

There is good news, and bad news, for businesses seeking revenue from intellectual property assets.

The good news is that intellectual property typically originates and resides in the minds of your people. This means that it often requires little capital investment to create.

47. Victory University Rises From Crichton’s Ashes -

Many private colleges and universities faced hard times during the weak economy, but one local institution’s post-recession financial turnaround is no small victory.

The newly and aptly renamed Victory University, formerly Crichton College, rose from the ashes with a new business model and new leadership. Administrators said transition is nothing new to the school.

48. Farmers, Ethanol Makers Likely OK With No Subsidy -

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – The likely end of a $5 billion-a-year federal subsidy that helped build the ethanol industry will likely mean two things, experts who have followed its development say.

49. Latta Ready for Second Term as Bankruptcy Judge -

Talk about a major pat on the back. Jennie Latta, a federal judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Western District of Tennessee, has been reappointed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to another 14-year term on the bench.

50. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding -

Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area

Police Manually Checking Memphis River Gauge

The gauge that is the official measurement of the Mississippi River at Memphis has been on the blink since last week as the river has approached historic levels.

51. Poll: Students Optimistic Despite Money Doubts -

WASHINGTON (AP) – For young people who came of age in the recession, the American dream of life getting better for each new generation feels like a myth.

A majority expect to have a harder time buying a house and saving for retirement than their parents did. More than 4 in 10 predict it will be tougher to raise a family and afford the lifestyle they want, according to an Associated Press-Viacom poll of Americans ages 18 to 24.

52. Six-Year Divorce Case Picture of Legal Wrangling -

Shem and Danielle Malmquist arrived at the Tennessee Court of Appeals in Jackson this past October without attorneys. They each represented themselves in an appeal of a Shelby County divorce case that has lasted six years over a marriage that lasted less than five months.

53. Cybercrime Keeps Businesses Attuned to IT Security -

With recent personal information heists receiving national attention, many local business owners are on high alert when it comes to cybercrime.

As Internet crime is evolving every day, so too must the security measures used in order to keep merchants and consumers safe.

54. Insurance Exchanges Focus of Critical State Meeting -

At a stakeholders meeting Friday morning, Tennessee will begin tackling whether to set up its own insurance exchanges or let the federal government do it.

That meeting has generated so much interest from doctors, health care administrators, insurers and consumer advocates that it has been moved from a government meeting room to the auditorium of the Nashville Public Library.

55. AP-CNBC Poll: Investors Wary of Stock Trading -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Wild gyrations on Wall Street have made U.S investors leery of buying individual stocks and skeptical that the market is a fair place to park their money.

In an Associated Press-CNBC poll of investors, 61 percent said the market's recent volatility has made them less confident about buying and selling individual stocks. And the majority of those surveyed – 55 percent – said the market is fair only to some investors.

56. Romer, Key Obama Economic Aide, Resigning -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Christina Romer, one of President Barack Obama's most pivotal economic advisers, is resigning, a change that comes as the White House struggles to show signs of clear economic gains to a hurting nation.

57. In Search of an Oasis -

Part of the path to inner-city recovery appears to run through a garden, or at least through the produce section of a supermarket. Nine farmers markets operate in various parts of Shelby County this summer, from Downtown to Collierville and places such as Germantown, Agricenter International and Cooper-Young in between.

58. Realizing Dreams -

William Adair’s quad-cab, four-wheel-drive pickup truck is splattered with mud. The office where he parks it out back, a converted country home at the corner of Tenn. 196 and U.S. 72, is littered with maps.

59. Fear and Greed Make Rational Irrational -

Ray’s Take: It takes special mental wiring to navigate a volatile capital markets and actually build wealth. That’s because the natural instincts of fear and greed drive most mortals to make “rational” decisions that actually erode an investment portfolio’s value.

60. Schools Face Big Budget Holes as Stimulus Runs Out -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The nation's public schools are falling under severe financial stress as states slash education spending and drain federal stimulus money that staved off deep classroom cuts and widespread job losses.

61. House of Cards -

It’s a little more than halfway through the first meeting of the state Senate’s Commerce, Labor and Agriculture Committee in 2009, in a nondescript hearing room in Nashville’s Legislative Plaza.

Four bank executives from around the state are seated at a table in front of a row of senators. A line of questioning is about to put the bankers on the hot seat.

62. Mega Bucks -

Ten years ago, Jim Ewing and Jim Bruce wrote a piece for Site Selection, a trade magazine for people in the business of consulting on the best locations to build industrial plants. It was called “The Approaching Industrial Land Shortfall.”

63. Shelter Crisis Tests Wharton’s Mettle Immediately -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s first full day on the job began with a major crisis before the sun came up.

It started with a 5:15 a.m. raid of the Memphis Animal Shelter by Shelby County sheriff’s deputies. By the end of the day, the facility was closed to the public. And some shelter employees had been put on leave with pay while an investigation into alleged animal abuse and cruelty continued.

64. Taking Off -

Aviators attain flight and control the movements of their aircraft by precisely balancing the forces of lift, thrust, drag and gravity. The people piloting the aerotropolis initiative – the promotion of Memphis’ economy focused on the airport, other transportation assets and the connectivity among them – are negotiating their own set of physics in hopes of becoming airborne.

65. Taking Off -

Aviators attain flight and control the movements of their aircraft by precisely balancing the forces of lift, thrust, drag and gravity. The people piloting the aerotropolis initiative – the promotion of Memphis’ economy focused on the airport, other transportation assets and the connectivity among them – are negotiating their own set of physics in hopes of becoming airborne.

66. Health Centers Could Acquire MED Clinics by September -

Two health center operations have identified the clinics they would like to acquire from The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, and Claude Watts, the hospital’s interim CEO, remains hopeful that an agreement can be reached by early to late September.

67. Online News Fees: Financial Salvation Or Suicide? -

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a rarity among large U.S. newspapers – it’s selling more weekday copies than a decade ago. In Idaho, the Post Register’s circulation has remained stable, while many other print publications have lost readers to the Internet. How can this be?

68. Insurers Get OK For Treasury Funds -

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The U.S. Treasury Department has agreed to extend billions in bailout funds to six major life insurers, following a months-long quest by some in the sector for government help in shoring up capital positions in the wake of major investment losses.

69. Next Stop: Norfolk Southern’s intermodal plans take shape -

The freight trains that rumble through Memphis are hard to ignore, especially the ones that parallel or bisect main thoroughfares and disrupt traffic. But even people who don’t cross railroad tracks during their commutes are likely to hear the distant blare of horns at some point during the day as locomotives make their way into and out of the city.

70. After Economy Induced Détente, Divorces Rise Again -

The recession hit hard late last year, giving many couples another reason – besides the holiday season – to put off filing for divorce.

Splitting up real estate, stock options and deciding on custody issues were reasons many people avoided filing for divorce during the worst of the recession, divorce attorneys say.

71. Receiver Tapped To Oversee Beale Street Saga -

The new receiver for the Beale Street Entertainment District will oversee an entity with shifting alliances, more than two sides to every story and thousands of pages of records involving hundreds of thousands of dollars.

72. Medtronic Whistleblowers’ Case in Jeopardy -

A former Medtronic employee who filed two whistleblower lawsuits has lost one case on appeal and is trying to convince a judge not to dismiss the second one.

Jacqueline Poteet, who was the company’s travel services manager, may lose the second case because she was not the first whistleblower to file suit. In this lawsuit, she is joined by Bobbie Vaden, another former Medtronic employee in Memphis who worked for 16 years in the company’s accounting department.

73. New RISE President Wants to Do More for Memphians -

Linda Williams has spent more than 30 years working in social services.

Most recently, she was the district director of the Tennessee Department of Human Resources, where she oversaw the department’s employees in Shelby County and coordinated many of its activities.

74. Local Institutions Wait for Piece of Bailout Pie -

As part of its $700 billion effort to shore up the country’s financial system and stabilize a shaky economy, the U.S. Treasury Department had as of last week pumped more than $177 billion in new capital into 215 banks and financial institutions.

75. Oversight Panel Questions Treasury On Bailout Plan -

WASHINGTON (AP) – A congressional panel reviewing the government’s $700 billion rescue of the financial sector questioned how the money is being spent and whether it’s helping homeowners avoid foreclosure.

76. Town Square Takes One Step Forward, One Back -

Commercial real estate in many ways has become a zero-sum game. When one business opens, it seems like another one closes, preventing the market from enjoying net gains and the economy from moving beyond a sluggish pace.

77. Bush, Bernanke Open to New Stimulus Package -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Momentum increased Monday for a new economic stimulus package as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke endorsed extra help for the ailing economy, while the White House was open to the idea.

78. Credit Markets See More Gradual Improvements -

NEW YORK (AP) - The government's efforts to crank open the credit markets have led to some mild improvements in lending rates and Treasury bill yields. But it will probably take months, and perhaps a few years, before lending returns to healthier levels.

79. Government Moves Again To Unclog Credit Lines -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government put itself four-square into the country’s banking business Tuesday, resorting to what President Bush conceded was the unwelcome choice of a partial nationalization to loosen paralyzed channels of credit.

80. Behind the Scenes -

For television viewers around the world, it began with the host of PBS’ “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” intoning, “Good evening from the Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi in Oxford.”

81. Goldman Raises $5 Billion in Public Stock Offer -

NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., seeking to improve not only its balance sheet but its standing with investors, has undertaken a huge capital-raising program that includes an investment of at least $5 billion from Warren Buffett and a common stock offering for another $5 billion.

82. Bernanke: Banks Need to Bolster Risk Management -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Commercial banks and other financial institutions need to beef up their ability to detect and protect themselves against risks like the credit and mortgage debacles, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday.

83. Bodies Politick Shift Pyramid Finance Issue To Third Parties -

Two accounting and public finance companies have been hired to look over the finances of the two companies vying for use of The Pyramid.

Taking on the two firms became a necessary next step in the political process of figuring out a new use for The Pyramid after a lopsided recommendation by the Herenton administration in favor of Bass Pro Shops over the Ericson Group.

84. State Ethics Commission Warns Officials With Overdue Disclosures -      The state has yet to receive about 900 financial disclosure reports from local elected officials, and the executive director of the Tennessee Ethics Commission says the delinquent officials could face penalties.
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85. Concern About Credit Crisis Leads Fed to Make Rare Move -

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is urgently moving to contain a deepening credit crisis and restore confidence in panicked financial markets by becoming a lender of last resort for Wall Street investment houses, which were able to secure short-term emergency loans beginning Monday.

86. Bredesen Wants to ConsiderScholarship Changes -      Gov. Phil Bredesen on Thursday said officials should consider revamping the criteria for lottery scholarships as a way to improve access to state colleges and universities.
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87. Fed Official Gary Stern Says Financial-Services Regulation Needs Improvement -

NEW YORK (Dow Jones/AP) - As worries about U.S. housing-related write-downs and losses at major banks rattle world financial markets, a U.S. Federal Reserve official is warning that bank regulation reforms must be mindful of cost/benefit tradeoffs.

88. Report Finds Higher Rejection Rates for Home Mortgages in 2006 -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Applicants for home mortgages were turned down for loans at a slightly higher rate in 2006 than the previous year and significant disparities continued to exist between white applicants and minority applicants, the government reported Wednesday.

89. Effort Under Way to Shore Up Med -

Statistics released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau show a record number of people are without health insurance.

Nationwide, more than 47 million Americans lack health insurance. About 800,000 of them live in Tennessee.

90. Development Project in Taylor, Miss., Hearkens Back to Small-Town South -

Someone has to be first.

And in the sleepy town of Taylor, Miss., Campbell McCool is that person.

As the first houses take shape in the new neighborhood development known as Plein Air, McCool acts as the visible arm of his partnership with Stewart Speed of Jackson.

91. Mud Island Area Gets Traffic Help in a Roundabout Way -

Mud Island residents could be going in circles by early May, as Dixieland Contractors continues building the $750,000 Mud Island roundabout at the intersection of Auction Street and Island Drive.

A roundabout is a type of road junction in which traffic travels in a circle around a central point. Drivers entering a roundabout have to yield to traffic that's already within the loop. The Mud Island Roundabout will be 120 feet in diameter and have two lanes circling a landscaped, two-tiered center.

92. Team Sets New Standards in E-Learning -

The age-old practice of training employees using a lecture-based method - one lecturer standing before a class of 10 or more students - may well be on its way to extinction.

Technology-based training methods are making a serious dent in the overall field of employee training as more and more companies move toward online learning.

93. Trucking Industry Feels Katrina's Impact -

When Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, the impact was felt across the region, with all types of businesses experiencing ripple effects in the wake of the storm.

The trucking industry is among those segments of the business community that were the most hard-hit. At the industry's core is the need for a readily available supply of fuel to operate trucks as they transport goods across the country - and fuel is sometimes among the goods being transported. And that need is heightened now with an increased urgency for products and supplies as surrounding states assist in recovery and relief efforts.

94. Gated Community Planned for Cordova -

An area that is entirely surrounded by the city of Memphis - and that eventually will be annexed itself - has been targeted for development of a 92-lot, gated residential community named Lost Creek.

95. Archived Article: Lead - TDOT Suddenly Alters Fayette Justice Center

TDOT Skews Fayette Justice Center Plans

Planned bypass could see delay, impeding access to site

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

When the Fayette County Commission approved a justice complex to ho...

96. Archived Article: Lead - John Christiansen, president of ETI COMmunications

Health Care Costs Hit Businesses Hard

With premiums still climbing, owners seek solutions

ANDY MEEK

The Daily News

When it comes to the cost of employee health insurance, small busine...

97. Archived Article: Family (lead) - ANDY MEEK

Entertainment Complex Heads to Cordova

Family-oriented center planned for site near Wolfchase

ANDY MEEK

The Daily News

Businesses that specialize in family entertainment appear to be catching on along Germantown Parkway, par...

98. Archived Article: Mbof (lead) - Banks offer $50 million business booster

Banks offer $50 million business booster

By STACEY WIEDOWER

The Daily News

Local small business owners soon will have access to a pool of funds totaling $50 million through development of the Memp...

99. Archived Article: Real Focus - By JENNIFER MURLEY Housing bill to benefit child-rearing seniors By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Grandchildren are wonderful. Theyre sweet and impressionable. And, what grandparent doesnt look forward to spoiling them rotten? Probably the best fea...

100. Archived Article: Concord P2 - ABN AMRO joins STAR network ABN AMRO joins STAR network Concord EFS Inc., a processor to the financial services industry and operator of the STAR debit network, announced ABN AMRO North America Inc. has signed a long-term participation contract with...