VOL. 123 | NO. 20 | Wednesday, January 30, 2008
There was a telling moment Sunday at Monumental Baptist Church. It came as Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton swayed in her chair to the melody of the church choir.
An increasingly complex web of technology, regulations and aging patients has compelled the health care industry to create a new type of nurse trained to lead others through the maze.
Laura Jewell of A2H has received a certificate of planning from the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton wants to look at either building a new convention center Downtown or expanding the existing Memphis Cook Convention Center. Herenton made the formal pitch during a speech Tuesday at the Memphis Rotary Club. The Daily News first reported Thursday that the idea was being pursued by the administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve, working to combat effects of a serious credit crisis, said Tuesday it had auctioned $30 billion in funds to commercial banks at an interest rate of 3.123 percent.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America Corp. is moving forward with its purchase of beleaguered mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp., Chief Executive Ken Lewis said Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Some state lawmakers are still confused over what's allowed under Tennessee's ethics law when it comes to meeting with special interest groups trying to influence legislation.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal that would ban late-night TV ads showing half-naked young women is stalling its second time through the Legislature.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. home prices plunged by a record 8.4 percent in November, marking two years of slowing returns, according to a key index released Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House, seizing a rare moment of bipartisanship to respond to the economy's slump, overwhelmingly passed a $146 billion aid package Tuesday that would speed rebates of $600-$1,200 to most taxpayers.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Displaying a fake gun in a threatening manner would be against the law under a proposal moving through the Legislature.
As his proposal for a flat-rate payroll tax took withering fire from the local corporate community including FedEx Corp., Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. was working on another front with some of those same business leaders.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes that slipped into some stage of foreclosure in 2007 was 79 percent higher than in the previous year, a real estate tracking company said Tuesday. Many home-
Homes for sale are being burglarized at a rapid rate in five different East Memphis neighborhoods, officials with the Memphis Area Association of Realtors said Tuesday.