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VOL. 128 | NO. 221 | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Cormier Brings Asthma Research to UTHSC

More than $2.5 million in research grant money has been transferred to The University of Tennessee Health Science Center following associate professor Dr. Stephania Cormier’s move to the college earlier this year.

Suburban Prospects

Germantown’s amenities shape its future

Walker Taylor’s business philosophy is a simple one, and it’s helping keep his Germantown-based restaurant a must-visit for diners from around the world.

Sales Tax Hike Early Voting Expands

Early voting in the last elections of 2013 expands Tuesday, Nov. 12, to 15 satellite voting sites across Memphis.

Overton Square Momentum Connects With History

If you think Midtown’s recent momentum, particularly in and around Overton Square, is real growth, you are right.

2014 County Campaigns Come to Life

There was plenty of political activity when suburban voters went to the polls last week to vote in school board races.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
68°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 0 mph
Humidity: 76%

EVENTS

The Urban Child Institute will open “The Early Advantage,” its early childhood brain development awareness exhibit, Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. The exhibit will be on display through mid-February 2014. Visit urbanchildinstitute.org.

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Tigers Find Different Rhythm This Season

A year ago in this exhibition matchup, the University of Memphis trailed at the half and beat Christian Brothers University by 11 points.

REAL ESTATE RECAP

CubeSmart Sells Storage Facility for $7.9 Million

2700 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38112, Sale Amount: $7.9 million -
Wayne, Va.-based self-storage real estate investment trust CubeSmart LP has sold the U-Store-It facility at 2700 Poplar Ave. in the 38112 ZIP code for $7.9 million.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Are You Ready to Retire?

With an estimated 10 percent of the workforce employed in the nonprofit sector, retirement benefits can be a factor that impacts individual employees as well as the nonprofits they work for.

Teachers’ Voices Matter

I recently experienced one of the proudest and most poignant moments of my career as an educator during the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) convening, a teacher-inspired, teacher-led conference held Nov. 7 and 8 at the Mid-South Convention Center in Robinsonville, Miss.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Haslam Budget Hearings Get Underway This Week

NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget hearings are getting underway this week.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Target to Open Earlier on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) Target Corp. is the latest retailer to open earlier on Thanksgiving this year.

Intuit Chooses Finalists for Super Bowl Ad Contest

NEW YORK (AP) – Small businesses that produce dog treats, toys, eggs and compost are vying for a chance to have a commercial during the Super Bowl.

HEALTH CARE

Health Overhaul Debate Snags Senate Pharmacy Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – A year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds, Congress is ready to increase federal oversight over compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications.

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