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VOL. 128 | NO. 234 | Monday, December 2, 2013
EMPHASIS Health Care

Health Care Impact

Salvation Army Kroc Center playing role in improving city’s fitness

Local fitness organizations like the Kroc Center have seen increased membership numbers this year as more people in the Mid-South are working to get fit and taking an active role in their overall health.

Church Health Center Expands Wellness Facility

Church Health Center Wellness is expanding its medical presence within its 80,000-square-foot wellness and fitness center as part of an increasingly integrated health care philosophy, adding five exam rooms to accommodate demand from its uninsured, working patient population.

Ludlow’s Boot Camp Takes Fitness to Higher Level

While there are those people who jump headlong into exercise, pulled in by the rush of endorphins and an eagerness to look and feel better, others need a push.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
75°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 7 mph
Humidity: 34%

EVENTS

The WRVR Toy Truck will be at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave., from Monday, Dec. 2, to Friday, Dec. 6 to collect gifts for children served by Porter Leath. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. Visit porterleath.org.

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SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Barrett’s Business Has Races Covered From Start to Finish

For Brent Barrett of Start2Finish Events, small-business ownership is a marathon, not a sprint.

Sources: AutoZone Park Price ‘South of $24 Million’

The price tag for the city of Memphis to acquire AutoZone Park would be “south of $24 million,” according to two sources familiar with the negotiations.

Commission to Consider Schools Agreements

As the Thanksgiving holiday weekend began, Germantown’s still-forming municipal school district was the only suburban school system in Shelby County without an agreement in principle with Shelby County Schools.

Economic Gardening Trial Program Helps Companies Kick Start Growth

Tioga Environmental Consultants is a Memphis-based company founded in 2009 that’s been growing fast in certain service areas.

School Board Questions Teacher Residency

One of the coming debates about education reform in Shelby County will be about the role of teacher residency programs in preparing future Shelby County Schools system teachers.

Robertson to Retire National Civil Rights Museum Post

Beverly Robertson, president of the National Civil Rights Museum for 16 of its 22 years, will guide the institution through its first major renovation that debuts in March and will retire from the museum’s leadership in July.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Listening: The Hardest Part

For many in the innovation field, the hardest task is listening – real listening, deep listening. To listen without building a mental model or rushing to a conclusion is a cultivated skill.

Finding Vision for the Future

It is said that the future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious. I have met more than a few of these visionaries right here in Memphis on my radio show Seize the Day (KWAM 990, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesdays).

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Judge Moves Airline Merger Step Closer to Takeoff

A federal bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for American Airlines and US Airways to complete their merger and create the world's largest airline.

US Jobless Claims Drop to 316,000, As Layoffs Slow

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 316,000, a sign that workers are in less danger of being laid off.

Gauge of US Economy's Health Edges Up 0.2 Percent

WASHINGTON (AP) – A measure of the U.S. economy's health improved in October, suggesting consumers and businesses mostly shrugged off the 16-day partial government shutdown.

HEALTH CARE

CVS Caremark to Buy Coram for $2.1 Billion

NEW YORK (AP) – Drugstore chain operator CVS Caremark Corp. said Wednesday that it has agreed to buy the drug infusion business Coram LLC, a unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc., for $2.1 billion.

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