VOL. 129 | NO. 248 | Monday, December 22, 2014
There were more than a few indications of the passing of political generations in Memphis this past year.
Tamp & Tap plans new East Memphis location
Tamp & Tap, the name of the popular Downtown coffee shop and restaurant, is an allusion to both espresso – which is tamped for compression before going into the machine – and also kegs of beer, which are tapped.
This time a year ago, a Southeast Missouri State basketball team with a strong Memphis flavor came into FedExForum and played a competitive game with a University of Memphis squad that would later win a game in the NCAA Tournament.
Regional One Health and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis are among the 721 hospitals that the federal government is penalizing for having high rates of infections and other patient injuries.
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
David Turner began working for a local charter plane operation in 2000, but five years later Turner decided he needed a change of scenery and started flying for Memphis-based AB Jets.
The holiday mistletoe, love song, and New Year’s Eve parties conjure up the allure – and the drama – of dating. Who are you dating? Who do you want to be dating? Who will you be dating in 2015? And, if you’re married, how will you reaffirm your marriage in 2015?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A GOP leader in the state Senate says he has been diagnosed with cancer and plans to undergo treatment.
MIAMI (AP) – The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. But the cigars won't roll into stores just yet, and owners say they aren't worried about any dip in business.
NEW YORK (AP) – Another major publisher has reached a multiyear deal with Amazon.com.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season's blitz of college football bowl games features a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans watching on TV and in the stands.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans broadly back tight regulations on commercial drone operators, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, as concerns about privacy and safety override the potential benefits of the heralded drone revolution.
BERLIN (AP) – Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem.