VOL. 128 | NO. 192 | Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Memphis-based GTx is laying off 60 percent of its employees, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Etiquette protocol delivers life lessons for Westminster students
For many teenagers, a multicourse meal can cause some consternation.
Memphis City Council members put off a final vote Tuesday, Oct. 1, on raising the city’s monthly solid waste fee until December citing an upcoming fix to the city’s pension fund liability crisis.
The still-tentative deal to prevent the demolition of the Nineteenth Century Club building in Midtown has a crucial deadline on Oct. 15 and lots of loose ends before then that involve money and timing.
Five years after opening one of the city’s most popular restaurants, Kelly English is preparing to open The Second Line, a more casual restaurant next door to his original eatery, Restaurant Iris.
For the first time in a shortened campaign season, all seven candidates in the Oct. 8 Democratic primary for state House District 91 shared the same stage.
Lori Phillips, the principal of the first new school of the new Shelby County Schools, could have had the ribbon-cutting for Belle Forest Community School on the first day of the school year in August.
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
Second in a two-part series. Sales is a tough profession – an art that can take years of practice to master. That’s perhaps why so many sales professionals struggle to find success, with the Harvard Business Review reporting that 63 percent of salespeople drive down performance versus producing a return on their employer’s investment in them.
I recently received an email from a client asking how in the world the U.S. would overcome its bulging debt pile. There are three parts to this answer.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is among the more than 400 parks across the country that have been closed as a result of the federal government's partial shutdown.
Walgreen Co.'s fiscal fourth-quarter earnings soared 86 percent, as the nation's largest drugstore chain booked a big inventory-related gain and benefited from its acquisition of a stake in European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
WASHINGTON (AP) – US factory activity expanded last month at the fastest pace in 2.5 years, an encouraging sign that manufacturing could lift economic growth and hiring in the coming months.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is opening two new distribution centers dedicated to filling online orders as the world's largest retailer aims to compete with online juggernaut Amazon.com.
Frontier Airlines is being sold to William Franke, a pioneer of the cheap tickets and high fees airline business that has spread overseas and is growing in the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) – The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday threw into turmoil the household finances of some federal workers, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service says you must pay your taxes during the government shutdown. But don't expect any refunds.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will decide whether a man's Tennessee misdemeanor domestic assault plea should ban him from owning a gun.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hailing it as an "historic day," President Barack Obama pressed forward his flagship health care program Tuesday, inaugurating new insurance exchanges to expand access for those without coverage despite the shutdown taking hold across much of the government.
NEW YORK (AP) – Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare said Tuesday it completed its $1.8 billion acquisition of competitor Vanguard Health Systems.