Editorial Results (free)
1. Memphis to Host Summit on Sexual Assault Kits
- Monday, August 03, 2015
The Memphis Sexual Assault Task Force will host in October a gathering of city leaders from across the U.S. grappling with a familiar problem: rape kit backlogs.
Prosecutors, police officers and brass, victim advocates, medical lab personnel and city administrators from 11 cities have been invited to the Oct. 19-20 gathering at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
2. Stephen & LeBron: Destined to Cross Paths?
- Thursday, July 02, 2015
When NBA MVP Stephen (pronounced Steff’n) Curry was in high school, he attended a basketball camp sponsored by LeBron James. The first time LeBron saw Steph, though, was in March 2008. James’s Cleveland Cavaliers were playing the Detroit Pistons, a night game. That afternoon LeBron showed up at Ford Field, with 53,000 others.
3. Free CPR Training Will Be Offered May 2 at MERI
- Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Each year Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital treats about 40 children who drown or almost drown in pools, ponds or other bodies of water. An event hosted by Splash Mid-South, Le Bonheur and Safe Kids Mid-South will arm parents and other caregivers with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform CPR.
4. Cardinals Acquire Lackey in Trade
- Friday, August 01, 2014
The St. Louis Cardinals continued efforts to strengthen their starting rotation on Thursday by trading for veteran right-hander John Lackey.
5. Grizz Running in Mud
- Friday, April 04, 2014
So the group text came in a little before midnight after the Grizzlies’ horrible excuse for a basketball game at Minnesota against the Timberwolves.
They were on the low side of a 102-88 score that wasn’t that close and they had played a starring role in Kevin Love’s free agency mix tape: Triple-Double Love.
6. Nursing Home Owner Files $13 Million Loan
- Tuesday, July 24, 2012
3549 Norriswood Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111
Loan Amount: $13 million
Loan Date: July 13, 2012
7. MERI Receives Simulation Teaching Accreditation
- Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The Medical Education & Research Institute, a nonprofit medical training and research school at 44 S. Cleveland St., has become the first program in Tennessee to earn accreditation in teaching/education from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and the Council for Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs. Accreditation is a voluntary test of the excellence of an organization.
8. Emergency Situation
- Thursday, December 08, 2011
In a dimly lit building, surrounded by emergency sirens and the loud hum of a waiting military transport aircraft, Memphis medical personnel adjusted their headlamps and checked their radios before navigating through the post-earthquake rubble to prepare their patients for evacuation.
9. Costlier Holiday Travel Off and Running Across US
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
CHICAGO (AP) – Holiday travel got off to a soggy start in parts of the country Wednesday as millions of Americans undeterred by costlier gas and airfare set out for Thanksgiving celebrations, but few major problems were reported.
10. ‘Many More Chances’
- Friday, September 30, 2011
It’s a race against time to prevent permanent damage when a patient suffers a stroke or aneurism, but doctors from near and far are training on a cutting-edge device that provides detailed digital images of a patient’s blood vessels during diagnostic and treatment procedures.
11. Medical Impact
- Monday, January 24, 2011
The Medical Education & Research Institute has evolved into one of the elite medical training facilities in the country. The center’s list of faculty and students reads like a “Who’s Who” of medicine from all over the world.
12. Midtown Big-Box Site Foreclosed
- Friday, March 26, 2010
Dozens of Midtown properties slated for a major mixed-use redevelopment have been foreclosed and will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.
WSG Memphis LLC, the Miami-based firm whose ambitious plans might have landed a Target store at the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Cleveland Street, defaulted on a $14 million loan through Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. dated April 30, 2007.
13. Wooddale Condos’ Future Uncertain After Nuisance Action
- Wednesday, February 24, 2010
A 43-year old set of decaying condominiums in Fox Meadows got a new crop of plywood and fresh signs this week warning people to keep out.
The Wooddale Condominiums, 4876 Winchester Road, also got a court order from the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office declaring the complex a nuisance under state law.
14. MERI Works to Become World-Renowned Training Facility
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The reach of the Medical Education and Research Institute expands far beyond the former post office it occupies on Cleveland Avenue.
The largest surgical training center in the country using donor bodies, MERI has taught new procedures in the past year to more than 9,500 physicians from the United States and abroad. Their visits and other business generated by MERI will bring an estimated $54 million into the Memphis economy, said Elizabeth Ostric, the institute’s executive director.
15. MERI Begins $10M Capital Campaign
- Wednesday, March 11, 2009
The Medical Education & Research Institute, which helps physicians learn about the latest surgical techniques and medical device advances, has begun a $10 million capital fund drive as it seeks to expand its mission and upgrade its technologies.
- Friday, March 07, 2008
The Methodist Healthcare Foundation will host its annual Stan Patterson Art of Medicine Lectureship today at 8 a.m. at the Medical Education & Research Institute, 44 S. Cleveland St. Dr. Javier R. Kane, the director of Palliative and End-of-Life Care at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, will present "Medical Decision-Making in the Care of Suffering." Seating is limited. For more information, call 516-0500.
- Thursday, March 06, 2008
The Tennessee Department of Revenue will host its next free bimonthly business workshop today from 9 a.m. to noon in the Memphis Training Room of the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop is designed to help people encountering business-related taxes for the first time. Registration is available online at www.tennessee.gov/revenue or by calling 213-1400.
- Wednesday, March 05, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "Conducting Market Research and Focus Groups" today from 9 a.m. to noon at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The cost to attend is $65 for Alliance members, $55 for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, March 04, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The speaker will be Robert Khayat, chancellor at the University of Mississippi. Cost is $18 at the door. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes, 526-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, March 03, 2008
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Small Business Sector meeting Tuesday at noon at First Tennessee Bank, 7640 Poplar Ave. in Germantown.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The speaker will be Robert Khayat, chancellor at the University of Mississippi. Cost is $18 at the door. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes, 526-1318 or email@example.com.
21. Regional Medical CenterNames Interim CEO
- Friday, April 13, 2007
Nelson E. Toebbe has been hired to serve as interim CEO of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
Toebbe will take over April 23, replacing interim CEO Elizabeth Ostric who was hired i
22. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, June 18, 2003
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital unveiled a new look for its Web site, www.stjude.org. The redesign is part of an effort to better serve patients, medical staff, donors and volunteers.
The changes incl...
23. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 16, 2003
Calendar of Events June 16-22
Calendar of Events June 16-22
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd., presents You and Your Medications from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the Dr. Sam P. Patterson Library Seminar Serie...
24. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, June 11, 2003
The Memphis Bar Association offers Executive Compensation Arrangements Tuesday from 1:30 p
The Memphis Bar Association presents Executive Compensation Arrangements from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in the MBA conference room, One Commerce Squar...
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 09, 2003
Calendar of Events June 9-June 15
Calendar of Events June 9-June 15 June 11
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Before Lunch at 11:15 a.m. at the Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Cost is $11. For information, call Kathy ...
26. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, June 04, 2003
Edgewater Technology sponsors Using 21st Century Technology to Provide Personalized 19th Century Customer Service: Beyond CRM from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave.
Participants will learn about...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 05, 2003
Calendar of events May 5-11
Calendar of events May 5-May 11
The U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development and the city of Memphis are sponsoring a free Renewal Community Tax Incentive Conference at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. W...
28. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, April 29, 2003
funds Scouting center
While girls exhibit interest and ability in math, science and technology in their early school-age years, recent research shows that by eighth grade, twice as many boys as girls show i...
29. Archived Article: Planes P.2
- Friday, December 22, 2000
Air controller errors on the rise Air controller errors on the rise Air traffic control errors allowing planes to come too close to one another have increased, according to an inspector general's report that calls for a quick effort to reduce these ...
30. Archived Article: Tech Focus (biotech)
- Wednesday, February 23, 2000
Telemedicine, an Internet-based system encompassing all aspects of medical record transmission, is the theme for the upcoming Tennessee-Israel Medical Technology Exchange beginning Monday. Tennessee, Israeli medical delegates converge on Memphis By ...
31. Archived Article: Focus (survey)
- Tuesday, February 08, 2000
A strong domestic economy and continued low unemployment helped propel U Married buyers fuel housing market in 1999; Memphis bucks trend By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Last year, a robust economy helped propel U.S. major market home sales by more ...
32. Archived Article: Mata Jts
- Thursday, February 22, 1996
2/22 jts MATA proposals MATA unveils light rail proposal, announces new bus lines Ambitious train project hinges on federal money By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Memphis could boast a light rail network linking the citys corners in the coming decade ...