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1. Raising Concerns Over Education Coverage
- Tuesday, September 16, 2014
With just one person reporting on schools in a metropolitan area of more than 1.3 million people, The Commercial Appeal is forging ahead with a relationship with a nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to covering education.
2. Lauries’ Gift Critical to University Campaign
- Wednesday, December 04, 2013
The new Loewenberg School of Nursing on the University of Memphis’ Park Avenue campus is already taking shape as 2013 comes to an end.
And more changes for a campus that has remained largely the same for a long time are certain to gain momentum with this week’s announcement of a $10 million gift by Bill and Nancy Laurie to University of Memphis athletics.
3. Lauries Donate $10 Million to Tiger Athletics
- Tuesday, December 03, 2013
A guard on the 1973 University of Memphis basketball team that played in the NCAA finals that year and his wife have made the largest gift ever to the school’s athletic department and the second largest gift ever to the school.
4. Entrepreneurs Not Always Leaders, and Vice Versa
- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Seventy percent of startup businesses fail within the first 10 years, according to a 2013 study conducted by Bradley University and the University of Tennessee. It’s a devastating reality given that the lion’s share of those are small businesses, from which more than half of domestic sales are generated.
5. Combined Net Worth of America's Richest Rises
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Life is good for America's super wealthy.
Forbes on Monday released its annual list of the top 400 richest Americans. While most of the top names and rankings didn't change from a year ago, the majority of the elite club's members saw their fortunes grow over the past year, helped by strong stock and real estate markets.
6. Wal-Mart Pushes ‘Made in America’ at Summit
- Friday, August 23, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping for a groundswell "made-in-America" movement.
7. Lease Takes Appling Farms to Capacity
- Friday, September 28, 2012
A distributorship of Pella Corp. has inked 11,300 square feet in Appling Farms Corporate Park, 6972 Appling Farms Parkway.
8. Gates, Buffett Again Top Forbes' Billionaires List
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates remains the nation's richest man by far, as the tech and philanthropy giant took the top spot on the Forbes 400 list for the 19th year running, with a net worth of $66 billion.
9. County Sees 21.6 Pct. Voter Turnout
- Monday, August 06, 2012
Slightly less than 127,000 Shelby County residents – or 21.6 percent of 584,443 registered voters – cast ballots in the Aug. 2 elections.
The turnout in early voting and election day combined was a higher percentage than the 15 percent turnout four years ago in the same election cycle, but it was well below the 44-year high of 39.4 percent set in the August 1992 elections.
10. Assessor Race Looks To Battle Lines
- Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In an election year with a lot of transitions, the race on the Aug. 2 ballot for Shelby County Assessor of Property crosses paths with those transitions more than any other race on the busy ballot.
11. GOP Politics Resemble 2008 In Tennessee
- Thursday, March 08, 2012
This time around, leaders of the Tennessee Republican Party were convinced their choice in the Republican presidential contest would be a match with voters in the state’s presidential primary.
Four years ago, when former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee carried Shelby County and took the state, the party argued convincingly that the state’s second choice for the nomination – former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney – was a victim of the move of the Super Tuesday primaries to February.
12. Clean Gene: Never Forgotten
- Friday, January 06, 2012
In Memphis, the Gene Bartow story is easily told: He’s the only coach to take the Tigers to an untainted Final Four.
“Clean Gene,” indeed.
Bartow, who coached four seasons at Memphis and guided the Tigers to the 1973 NCAA title game, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, in Birmingham, Ala., after a long battle with stomach cancer. He was 81.
13. Deadline Looms For Candidates In March Primaries
- Thursday, December 08, 2011
There is the paperwork and there are the deadlines in politics. And then there are the campaigns that begin long before the paperwork or deadlines.
One group of candidates in the 2012 election cycle is approaching its first deadline Thursday, Dec. 8, at noon – the filing deadline for the March 6 county primaries.
14. Tigers Must Fix Problems Before It’s Too Late
- Friday, December 02, 2011
It’s still early. In the case of this Tigers basketball season and a Top 10 ranking that didn’t get off the Hawaiian Islands, those three little words are comforting.
By the way, did you the know the 1972-1973 Memphis State team that went to the NCAA Finals started the season with a 2-3 record?
15. Wal-Mart Reverses Revenue Decline in US Business
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart's effort to reverse a two-year sales slump at its U.S. Walmart stores is beginning to work.
The world's largest retailer said Wednesday that a key revenue measure has risen three months in a row for its namesake stores in the U.S. The company also said it plans to cut its capital spending in the U.S. as it continues to shift toward opening smaller stores and away from remodeling locations.
16. Steve Jobs and Shades of Yellow
- Friday, October 07, 2011
Editor’s Note: “From the Blog” is a new weekly feature that highlights some of the enterprising work our staff posts on The Daily News blog, blog.memphisdailynews.com.
17. Address Unknown
- Tuesday, October 04, 2011
For anyone in Memphis – and across Tennessee – who uses the U.S. Postal Service to send and receive bills, to get things like newspaper subscriptions by mail and DVDs from Netflix or just to write an old-fashioned letter on paper, things are about to change.
18. Bill Gates Tops Forbes List of Richest Americans
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
LOS ANGELES (AP) – America's economic woes don't appear to be hurting philanthropist Bill Gates, who tops Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans for the 18th year in a row.
19. Ky., Tenn. Postal Centers Eyed as Possible Cuts
- Monday, September 19, 2011
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Processing centers in Kentucky and Tennessee could be shut down and hundreds of local jobs lost as the U.S. Postal Service looks for ways to cut costs and restore its fiscal health.
20. Wal-Mart CEO Pushes Plan to Keep Retailer Growing
- Monday, June 06, 2011
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unveiled a $15 billion share buyback program Friday as it hammered home its message to shareholders at its annual meeting that the world's largest retailer will keep growing.
21. Air Park Property Sells For $730,000
- Friday, October 15, 2010
Crump Commercial LLC recently closed on a property at 3850 Air Park St., a deal that has been in the works for about six months.
22. Fisk: Remove NM O'Keeffe Museum from Art Dispute
- Thursday, January 08, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Fisk University asked a panel of the Tennessee Court of Appeals on Wednesday to declare that a New Mexico museum representing the estate of late artist Georgia O'Keeffe has no right to a 101-piece collection she donated to the school in 1949.
23. Tigers Ready to Pounce On UCLA, Final Four History
- Friday, April 04, 2008
When the University of Memphis Tigers play UCLA in the first semifinal game of Saturday's Final Four, it won't be the first meeting between the two schools. That came in 1973, when the Bruins defeated the Tigers 87-66 in the national championship game.
24. Technology vs. Unique Resume
- Tuesday, May 29, 2007
In the annals of Memphis mayoral elections, it seems no candidate has run a race quite like Herman Morris Jr.
Morris - Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division's former top executive - has built a campaign operation that boasts the technological edge and efficiency of a small corporation. His supporters can sign up for cell phone text alerts and Internet podcasts. Videos are posted to his Web site.
25. Confessions of a Wal-Mart Shopper
- Friday, December 08, 2006
Some people are Macy's shoppers. Some people are Target shoppers. I, on the other hand, am a Wal-Mart shopper.
Yes, I admit it.
Snicker if you must, but I've often said that even if I won the lottery or became wealthy some other instantaneous and miraculous way, I'd still shop the sale rack at Wal-Mart.
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 22, 2005
AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners
The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications...
27. Archived Article: Jones (lead)
- Friday, June 06, 2003
Jones pledge names UVA arena after father
Jones pledge names UVA arena after father
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Retired Memphis lawyer and publisher John Paul Jones soon must choose between home and away basketball games.
Thanks to ...
28. Archived Article: Marketplace Chg
- Monday, April 07, 1997
By CAMILLE H Apple changes After 32 percent loss in net sales, Apple streamlines organization with fewer but stronger products By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The computer market has experienced great changes in the past two years with the relea...
29. Archived Article: Ent Corp Delta Lj
- Tuesday, January 14, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Delta businesses get boost from Mississippi enterprise By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Knox Rhyan started his own business, Rhyan Manufacturing Inc., 16 months ago in the Arkansas Delta to produce a line of specialty aluminum products...
30. Archived Article: Ent Corp Delta Lj.
- Tuesday, January 14, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Delta businesses get boost from Mississippi enterprise JAN. 14, 1997 -- Knox Rhyan started his own business, Rhyan Manufacturing Inc., 16 months ago in the Arkansas Delta to produce a line of specialty aluminum products. The Warren, Ar...