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VOL. 128 | NO. 235 | Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Rayne Named Vice President at Chamber

Changes at the Greater Memphis Chamber keep coming.

Delivering Memphis

Airport seasonal concerts add local flavor to terminal

The school groups and local musicians who’ve serenaded visitors to Memphis International Airport in recent weeks are part of a broader plan to create a memorable travel experience at the airport.

Council Weighs Crosstown, AutoZone Park Deals

Memphis City Council members could complete financing Tuesday, Dec. 3, of the Crosstown project. And there will be a move by some on the council to delay any decision on the proposal for the city to buy AutoZone Park.

County Commission Approves Three More Schools Pacts

Shelby County Commissioners on Monday, Dec. 2, approved agreements for suburban school districts in Millington, Collierville and Bartlett, with little discussion at a special meeting of the body.

Needs of Homeless Change During Holidays

The needs of the homeless and the hungry rise in prominence during the holidays.

Grindhouse Now House of Horrors for Grizzlies

The Grizzlies just started a six-game homestand with a loss – their fourth in a row at FedExForum.

Living Well Network Battles Depression in the Mid-South

The Dennis H. Jones Living Well Network and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are seeing increased activity in the second year of helping people navigate depression, stress and the challenges of life.

Lauries Donate $10 Million to Tiger Athletics

A guard on the 1973 University of Memphis basketball team that played in the NCAA finals that year and his wife have made the largest gift ever to the school’s athletic department and the second largest gift ever to the school.

GOVERNMENT AGENDA

Dec. 3 Memphis City Council Agenda

The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.

REAL ESTATE RECAP

Mid-South Food Bank Buys Oakhaven Warehouse

3834 Knight Road, Memphis, TN 38118, Sale Amount: $3.6 million -
Mid-South Food Bank has paid $3.6 million for the 122,496-square-foot warehouse at 3834 Knight Road in Oakhaven.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

How Do You Count Your Money?

A cornerstone of successful nonprofit fundraising is trust. While there are many reasons to give, there are also reasons why people, foundations and corporations do not give. One reason is a lack of trust: donors and funders don’t trust the nonprofit to use the funds for the stated purpose. Here are some suggestions to help ensure your institution or organization retains a high level of trust from current and prospective donors.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Record Crowds Over Weekend, But Spending Declined

NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they'll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop.

US Manufacturing Grows at Fastest in 2.5 Years

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2½ years as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.

HEALTH CARE

Government Diagnosis: HealthCare.gov on the Mend

WASHINGTON (AP) – Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage – if the government's diagnosis of its health care website is correct.

TECHNOLOGY

Americans Click for Deals on Cyber Monday

NEW YORK (AP) – Power up and shop.

BlackBerry Head Says Company is 'Very Much Alive'

TORONTO (AP) – BlackBerry's interim chief executive said Monday reports of the death of the company "are greatly exaggerated."

Amazon.com Sees Delivery Drones as Future

NEW YORK (AP) Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less – via self-guided drone.

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