VOL. 127 | NO. 217 | Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Before founding the company he runs today, Ubiquiti Networks Inc., 34-year-old Robert Pera worked at Apple Inc., where he was a hardware engineer.
Presidential race highlights county’s most popular election cycle
The last election of 2012 will be one where questions continue to command as much attention if not more than candidates.
Just before tipoff Monday night at FedExForum, NBA Commissioner David Stern stepped to center court with microphone in hand and the spotlight squarely on him.
Shelby County Commissioners voted down a wage theft ordinance Monday Nov. 5 on the first of three readings.
The Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Great Outdoors University program is fulfilling its goal to connect inner-city children with nature in meaningful, life-changing ways.
Once the winners are certified in the six sets of suburban school board races on Tuesday’s ballot in Shelby County, the first order of business for all of the boards will be selecting superintendents to run the six fledgling school systems.
As voters go to the polls Tuesday, Memphis City Council members and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will be discussing the sales tax increase on the ballot.
Thanks to a new roof and disability compliance, the Mallory-Neely House will be open to the public Fridays and Saturdays beginning Friday, Nov. 9.
Next week, the Greater Memphis Chamber is hosting a conversation in Memphis with the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
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Last week we shared the exciting news that “Memphis Rocks” is now a category at the 14th annual Memphis International Film & Music Festival, taking place April 25-28, 2013. This gives us a catch-all category and platform to share our perspectives on what makes Memphis great and to showcase the amazing work you, your company, nonprofit, or school are doing in the community. This week, with football season in high gear and basketball season tipping off, let us revisit one of the original thoughts that kicked off this “Giving Back” column more than two years ago: the power of hosting a “beneficial watch party.”
NASHVILLE (AP) – A group that tracks violence across the nation says Tennessee is now third in the nation in women killed by men.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The Arkansas Medical Society has announced its opposition to a ballot item that would legalize medical use of marijuana in Arkansas.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court appeared divided Monday in two cases in which businesses are trying to make it harder for customers or investors to band together to sue them.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis are asking the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.