VOL. 129 | NO. 143 | Thursday, July 24, 2014
The idea of a sales tax hike referendum in November to fund a restoration of cuts in city health care insurance benefits keeps rolling.
Grace-St. Luke’s teams up for first GraceBuilders House
Over a recent weekend, around 30 members of Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church descended on a home in the Northwood Hills community just north of Raleigh.
In the last year, Regional One Health has added about 100 employees and its new name.
Among the candidates going door to door in Memphis this summer looking for votes was a Tennessee Supreme Court justice.
The one-year anniversary is approaching for theGRIND, a digital publication that launched in January to bring its own take on covering the people, places and events of Memphis.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam handed out five oversized grant checks Wednesday, July 23, on the University of Memphis campus for a total of $1.4 million in grants funding for various pedestrian, park and recreation projects across Shelby County.
Ray’s take: Retirement success is not automatic. It takes planning – and not just financial planning. According to a study by University of Missouri – Columbia, couples should plan for retirement, both financially and socially, and consider the changes that may occur in their relationships and day-to-day activities.
“Got a pair of nickels for a dime?” “Sure. Here you go: 5, 10, 15 cents.”
MEMPHIS (AP) – Elvis Presley's last Cadillac is among 72 items being auctioned next month at Graceland during the annual celebration known as Elvis Week.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Three advocacy groups filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday accusing the state of Tennessee of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee officials have signed a five-year, $60 million contract with a Kansas City, Missouri firm to produce the "Made in Tennessee" tourism campaign.
NEW YORK (AP) – Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter.
NEW YORK (AP) – The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. But big hurdles remain.