VOL. 125 | NO. 171 | Thursday, September 2, 2010
Pinnacle Airlines Corp. appears to be in the final throes of making a decision about where it will relocate the corporate headquarters it’s outgrown near Memphis International Airport.
Artists look to Web to gain support
Valerie June’s grandfather gave her a guitar for her 15th birthday. Since then she has worked tirelessly to make a living following her passion.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled for the second time that a 2003 law granting The MED protections from lawsuits because of its governmental ownership is not retroactive.
The multi-phase Power Center Academy Towne Center to be built on what is now the Marina Cove Apartments in Hickory Hill could have a construction contractor by the end of the year.
A prepared business is a resilient business. That was the lesson learned this week at a daylong workshop teaching company owners how to plan for disasters.
Known the world over for its rich music history, Memphis waves high the banner the “Home of the Blues” and “Birthplace of Rock ’n’ Roll.”
Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons’ creation this week of a new special victims unit is part of a paradigm shift for his office that involves new prosecutors and new ways of trying cases.
It’s been a while since “leisure time for reading” made the top of Beth Okeon’s to-do list, but a new group aimed at breaking business books down into bite-size pieces is helping her maximize what reading time she has.
Memphians soon will have a reason to get their ice skates out of the closet or to even go buy new ones.
When attorney Alicia Triche heard of a job opening at the Memphis Community Legal Center, she was quick to call and express her interest.
Ray’s Take: The Federal Reserve reported in August that Americans owe more on student loans than on credit card debt. That might be good news if it meant more of us were gaining knowledge while at the same time paying off our credit balances.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A new Tennessee law allowing guns to be carried in bars and the controversy over a planned mosque in Murfreesboro were among the issues on the minds of high school students at a gubernatorial forum Tuesday evening.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Construction spending tumbled in July to the lowest level in a decade, as the housing market struggles in the weak economy and without a popular home-buying tax credit.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. manufacturing expanded in August for the 13th straight month, lifting hopes that economic growth won't stall.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The unemployment rate rose in nearly half of the nation's 374 largest metro areas in July, as the pace of hiring slowed from earlier this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to private investors.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Investors who lost money when Bank of America Corp. bought Merrill Lynch without disclosing Merrill's problems can start applying to tap a $150 million compensation fund.
DETROIT (AP) – Auto sales, once a bright spot in the economic recovery, stalled last month as the nation's largest car companies reported falling sales.
NEW YORK (AP) – Mortgage applications rose 2.7 percent last week as more borrowers took advantage of the lowest rates in decades to reduce their monthly loan payments.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal bank regulators on Wednesday defended their actions leading up to the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the purchase of Wachovia at the height of the financial crisis before members of an inquiry panel who criticized government oversight of the banks.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Union leaders said Wednesday they will mobilize millions of members in 26 states with a message about "economic patriotism" as they try to help Democrats hold onto their majority in the House and Senate.