Editorial Results (free)
1. Tech Summit Addresses Industry's Lack of Diversity
- Thursday, December 11, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.
2. Yoakum Helps Businesses ‘Move On With Their Lives’
- Thursday, August 22, 2013
Though the jump Brian Yoakum made at the beginning of August from The Biller Law Firm to Evans Petree PC was only a floor away, he saw a greater opportunity to broaden his practice areas and expand the services he could offer clients.
3. APNewsbreak: States Fear Loss of Health Care Aid
- Monday, May 06, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say.
4. Tech Talk
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
It is a pleasant lunchtime hour on a recent weekday, and a small gathering of technologists has huddled at Panera Bread in the Laurelwood shopping center for their monthly confab.
They’re participants in a recurring series of “Tech Lunches” spearheaded by Brian Swanson. He’s a software developer and the founder of Purple Ant Software, which focuses on Web and desktop software development.
5. Crew Training International Names Woodward Director
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Steve Woodward has joined Crew Training International as director of learning. In his new role, Woodward will manage CTI’s core learning centers, oversee professional development programs and develop metrics to measure and manage the most efficient learning systems.
6. Report: Premium Hikes for Top Medicare Drug Plans
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of seniors enrolled in some of the most popular Medicare prescription drug plans face double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for a better deal, says a private firm that analyzes the highly competitive market.
7. Panel: State Has ‘Robust’ Bioscience Community
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Members of the region’s scientific, medical, academic and business communities seeking more knowledge about innovative early-stage investment strategies in the biosciences packed the ballroom of The University Club, 1346 Central Avenue, on Thursday, Feb. 23, for a panel discussion hosted by Memphis Bioworks Business Association.
8. FDA Revokes Approval of Avastin for Breast Cancer
- Monday, November 21, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government delivered a blow to some desperate patients Friday as it ruled the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used to treat advanced breast cancer.
Avastin is hailed for treating colon cancer and certain other malignancies. But the Food and Drug Administration said it appeared to be a false hope for breast cancer: Studies haven't found that it helps those patients live longer or brings enough other benefit to outweigh its dangerous side effects.
9. Higher Copays Seen for Medicare Brand-Name Drugs
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – With three weeks left for seniors to change their Medicare prescription plan for 2012, a study released Wednesday finds that copays for brand-name drugs are going up – sharply in some cases.
10. Orion Federal Credit Union Helps Auto Loan Borrowers
- Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Orion Federal Credit Union in Memphis has begun something it’s calling Orion’s Rule.
The credit union has started making the first payment on every new, used or refinanced auto loan booked.
11. APNewsBreak: A Twist in Obama's Health Care Law
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's health care law would let several million middle-class people get nearly free insurance meant for the poor, a twist government number crunchers say they discovered only after the complex bill was signed.
12. Consortium Promotes Minority Health Equity
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Consortium for Health Education, Economic Empowerment and Research is wrapping up a three-day regional conference held at Memphis’ Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St., focused on promoting health equity among minority communities.
13. ‘The Rat’ at Rhodes Gets Makeover
- Friday, May 13, 2011
Rhodes College has filed an $11 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to expand and renovate its main dining hall facility.
Known by students as “The Rat,” Catherine Burrow Refectory opened in 1958 and has three dining areas – Neely Hall, Hyde Hall and Rollow Hall. Smaller meeting rooms include the Alburty Room, the Davis Room and the Bell Room.
14. Obama Administration Eases Pain of Medicare Cuts
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of seniors in popular private insurance plans offered through Medicare will be getting a reprieve from some of the most controversial cuts in President Barack Obama's health care law.
15. St. Louis Provides Model for Convention Center Future
- Wednesday, November 24, 2010
On a rainy day when The Rendezvous was closed yet still offered stragglers a menu of ribs only, a group of leaders from the Memphis Cook Convention Center board met in a subterranean corner of the Downtown restaurant.
16. Paul Stanley's Fall From Grace
- Monday, August 17, 2009
Jim Kyle, a Memphis Democrat who serves as minority leader in the state Senate, gave the first lunchtime address of 2009 to the Memphis Rotary Club.
Rotarians got a bird’s-eye view of the state’s financial picture from Kyle, who described choices needed to close the state’s budget shortfall. Kyle this week announced his candidacy in the 2010 gubernatorial race.
17. Fairway Apartments Utah Takes Out $800K Loan
- Friday, February 27, 2009
Fairway Apartments Utah LLC has taken out a $787,000 loan for property in the Fairway Apartments Subdivision. The loan document included an assignment of rents and security agreements, including a fixture filing. PNC ARCS LLC was the lender for this Fannie Mae-backed loan.
18. Plan to Stem Foreclosure Process Comes Into Focus
- Monday, December 01, 2008
Little by little, a comprehensive plan for solving the foreclosure problem in the Memphis area is coming together. A makeshift task force has been assembled, and its members continue to receive their individual marching orders.
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Freedom Award Dinner and Ceremony will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The annual award ceremony will pay tribute to the people whose accomplishments depict the spirit of the civil rights movement. Faith Hill and Oleta Adams will perform. Cost is $200. For more information, call 521-9699, Ext. 237.
20. Commission to Decide Ultimate Role in Pyramid Deal
- Friday, September 19, 2008
Shelby County government may or may not give up its share of The Pyramid in advance of a deal to bring Bass Pro Shops there. The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will make that decision Monday.
21. Penn Specialty Chemicals Sells Assets to PennAkem
- Tuesday, July 22, 2008
3324 Chelsea Ave.
Memphis, TN 38108
Sale Amount: $1.5 Million
Sale Date: July 2, 2008
Buyer: Penn A Kem LLC
Seller: Penn Specialty Chemicals Inc.
Details: Memphis-based Penn Specialty Chemicals has been acquired by PennAkem, a wholly owned subsidiary of the French company Minakem Group.
- Monday, August 20, 2007
The Shelby County Committee on Budget and Finance and the Committee on Community Services will meet today at 9 a.m. in the fourth-floor conference room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
23. Reynolds Named Head Baseball Coach at STCC
- Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Alan "Bo" Reynolds has been named the new head baseball coach at Southwest Tennessee Community College. He previously worked at Olive Branch High School, where he was head baseball coach in 2005-2006 after serving as assistant coach from 2003 to 2005. He also coached at Rhodes College from 1990 to 2003, where he was both an assistant coach and head coach and the University of Memphis from 1987 to 1990. There, he was an assistant under head coach Bobby Kilpatrick.
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Fidelity Investments Names Memphis Center Manager
Fidelity Investments named Dwayne Craft vice president and manager of the companys Memphis Investor Center. Craft has worked with Fidelity Investments for 14 years. He graduated from N...
25. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003
top guns reorganize
Steady growth over the past 10 years in customers, capabilities, geographic reach and employees has led Crew Training International Inc. to reorganize its leadership. Alan Mullen, company co-f...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 2001
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Feb. 12-Feb. 18 Feb. 13 The University of Memphis and Black Scholars Unlimited are sponsoring the third annual Memphis Career Showcase from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center. More than ...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 05, 2000
ARCHER/MALMO HIRES BRIAN DIXON AS ART DIRECTOR Brian Dixon joined Archer/Malmo as art director. Dixon comes to the agency from Earle Industries Inc., where he has served as art director since 1992. Prior to joining Earle, Dixon interned as a summer ...
28. Archived Article: Page 3
- Tuesday, November 05, 1996
Bar association nominees announced Bar association nominees announced Charles F. Newman, president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee chaired by Blanchard E. Tual. The 1997 president wi...