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VOL. 127 | NO. 240 | Monday, December 10, 2012

Haslam: No State Health Care Exchange

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam told a Nashville Rotary Club audience Monday, Dec. 10, that the state will not operate its own health care insurance exchange.

Uniquely Creative

Paradigm Marketing & Creative celebrates 20 years in business

The freshly painted walls at Paradigm Marketing & Creative include the definition of creativity spelled out to serve as a constant reminder of the 20-year old firm’s mantra.

Hearings About To Begin on School Closings

Memphis City Schools officials were to begin a series of public hearings on proposed school closings Monday, Dec. 10, at Coro Lake Elementary in southwest Memphis.

Wells Fargo Funds Start Homebuyer Program

A major effort to help people buy and keep homes in Memphis and Shelby County has launched, thanks to funding received by Memphis and Shelby County from Wells Fargo.

Haslam Mulls School Vouchers for State

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may or may not push directly for some kind of move to school vouchers next year on Capital Hill.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
84°F
Cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Humidity: 74%

EVENTS

The Memphis chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will host its annual holiday party Monday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

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RocketFuel to Relocate Downtown Office

RocketFuel LLC is preparing to relocate its Downtown office a block south to Belz Investco GP’s 88 Union Ave.

SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Blu Logistics Rebrands, Grows Memphis Presence

Blu Logistics has made its move into Memphis and hopes to fill a niche in the local logistics market.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Partially Emulating Santa Claus

So you’ve got this guy who shows up every year wearing a funny outfit, smoking a pipe and apparently fond of consuming mass quantities of milk and cookies. He’s not really what you might consider a great role model for rational and healthy behavior.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

On Economics, Foreign Policy, Corker Eager to Act

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Sen. Bob Corker is spending a lot of time lately talking to Democrats.

Shadowy Tennessee Donor Behind Record Campaign Contributions

WASHINGTON (AP) – A lawyer in Tennessee who is mysteriously linked to millions of dollars in campaign contributions steered to congressional candidates doubled his investments in the weeks before Election Day and quietly funneled $6.8 million more to a prominent Tea Party group, according to new financial statements filed with the government.

TECHNOLOGY

Apple's Softer Side Emerges Under CEO Cook

NEW YORK (AP) – "Those jobs aren't coming back."

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