VOL. 128 | NO. 37 | Friday, February 22, 2013
Memphis-based biopharmaceutical company GTx Inc. has reported net loss of $10.7 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 compared to a similar $10.7 million net loss in Q4 2011.
County Commission has plenty to discuss at budget retreat
When Shelby County Commissioners get together Saturday, Feb. 23, at Memphis City Schools Central Nutrition Center for a county budget retreat, they will have a long menu of county financial matters to review.
A local pumping equipment manufacturer is increasing its presence in the Collierville market.
The Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI) and the Memphis Fire Department are working with local long-term care nursing and other direct care staff to care for the elderly in the event of fire, tornado and flood-related emergencies.
The planned Ku Klux Klan demonstration March 30 at the Shelby County Courthouse is a demonstration inspired by the ongoing controversy over a park named for Confederate General, Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard and slave trader Nathan Bedford Forrest.
At one point during the Wednesday, Feb. 20, meeting of the Shelby County Election Commission, chairman Robert Meyers interrupted a detailed and lengthy lecture by election commissioner George Monger by saying, “I object to the leading question.”
Memphis federal court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays has called a Monday, Feb. 25, status conference in the Shelby County schools merger case.
Someone who didn’t know Ryan Watt can already tell a lot about him and his work by the title of the Memphis-based production company dedicated to producing mostly local, Southern independent films he and a friend started in 2009.
In this era of University of Memphis basketball the home crowd is easily made restless. So when a 7-point halftime lead over Houston went away early in the second half as the Cougars tied the score 39-39, a community grumble rolled through FedExForum.
The other shoppers in the Knoxville grocery store probably don’t know who she is and certainly have no idea what she is doing.
IF THE KLAN DOESN’T LIKE YOU, PAT YOURSELF ON THE BACK. An Exalted Cyclops of the KKK – must be just one hole in his hood – recently told Channel 5, also quoted in The Huffington Post, “Y’all are going to see the largest rally Memphis, Tennessee, has ever seen. It’s not going to be twenty or thirty – it’s going to be thousands of Klansmen from the whole United States.”
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Gaming Commission has approved a new rule that would require new casinos to be sturdier and with larger gambling space larger and restaurants and hotels.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe says he's opposed to a proposal allowing the open carry of handguns in Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Little Rock businessman Curtis Coleman joined the race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination on Thursday, laying out an agenda that includes proposals to cut taxes and using public money to send Arkansas students to private schools.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped 20,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 362,000, though it remains at a level that suggests slow but steady improvement in the job market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in January to the second-highest level in three years, a sign that the housing market is sustaining its recovery and helping bolster the economy.