VOL. 129 | NO. 83 | Tuesday, April 29, 2014
In seven words last week, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. got the attention of hundreds of planners who gathered in the city for the “Memphis Boot Camp,” a summit of sorts toward the idea of changing the city’s philosophy and approach to community development and economic development.
Grizzlies need road win in roller-coaster series with Thunder
After the Game 3 victory in overtime, Tony Allen made it plain that the Grizzlies were all about stopping Oklahoma City stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
Five years ago, for part of one NBA season, Zach Randolph was a Los Angeles Clipper and on the payroll of owner Donald Sterling.
The recession that gutted the economy in recent years has, among other things, replaced good, high-paying jobs with jobs that don’t pay especially well.
The former federal prosecutor investigating the city’s untested rape kit backlog says clearing the backlog will mean more than an investment in testing the rape kits for DNA.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
3860 Forest Hill-Irene Road, Germantown, TN 38125, Sale Amount: $5.2 million -
An affiliate of Nashville-based real estate investment company Anchor Investments LLC has paid $5.2 million for the Forest Hill Technology Center at 3860 Forest Hill-Irene Road in Germantown.
Fundraising reports can communicate progress toward agreed-upon goals. They can also take a lot of time to produce. They can be confusing. They can have too much detail, or too little. They can engage and energize. They can also obfuscate.
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Mid-South Fair will stay in Southaven for five more years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The marriages of three same-sex Tennessee couples who are suing the state have been invalidated, at least temporarily, by a federal appeals court panel.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas and has directed federal resources to the area.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than 200 people displaced by severe weather spent the night at six shelters operated or supported by the American Red Cross in Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court for an emergency stay of a judge's ruling that found the state's new voter ID requirement as unconstitutional.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Mississippi law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at local hospitals would effectively shut down the state's only abortion clinic and pose an unconstitutional burden on women seeking abortions, an attorney told a federal appeals court Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In her first weeks as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen has made one thing clear: The Fed will keep all options open in deciding when to raise interest rates from record lows.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as the global economy has all but recovered from debt-fueled crises in the United States and Europe, economists have a new worry: China. They see a lending bubble there that threatens global growth unless Beijing defuses it.
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link.