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VOL. 129 | NO. 157 | Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Memphis Health Center Marks Expansion

When the Memphis Health Center Inc. moved out of two trailers in 1975 into a stucco building on E.H. Crump Boulevard, the center was just beginning and the building was a modest start that signified a continuing need for the medical services it offered.

Musical Tribute

Jazz Foundation, professor honor Charles Ives with CD

Jack T. Cooper was born a few years after American modernist composer Charles Ives died, but this did not the stop them from connecting – even before Cooper was born.

LYFE Kitchen Moving to Memphis

LYFE Kitchen, a unique California-based restaurant concept, will move its headquarters to Memphis and open two locations – one in Downtown and another in East Memphis.

Kroger to Close Germantown Location Temporarily

Kroger Delta Division is temporarily closing its store at 7735 Farmington Road in Germantown next month to renovate and expand it, continuing the company's comprehensive reshaping of its Memphis footprint.

Fresh Market Debuts Midtown Store

For a while now Central Gardens resident Tom Clifton has been driving to East Memphis to get his groceries.

Local Weather
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Humidity: 76%

EVENTS

Rizzo’s Diner and the Memphis Crisis Center will hold a “Less to Wine About Wednesday” fundraiser Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the restaurant, 106 G.E. Patterson Ave. Rizzo’s will donate 25 percent of the day’s profits to the crisis center. Visit rizzosdiner.com.

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Memphis in May to Honor Poland in 2015

The Memphis in May International Festival will honor Poland during the 2015 month-long festival.

Pinch District Could Lose Historic Designation

The Pinch District, one of the city’s oldest commercial districts, could lose its designation on the National Register of Historic Places, a move that would jeopardize existing buildings but possibly make some new development easier.

Lower Cost Moves Bridge Project Closer to Reality

The Big River Initiative, the nonprofit group raising private funding for a pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk on the Harahan Bridge across the Mississippi River, has $2.5 million to raise to get the project started.

BarterSugar Co-Founder to Speak at Startup Grind

The next speaker in the Startup Grind event series in Memphis is a New York attorney, executive and author who ended up in the Bluff City, without planning on it, when she discovered the burgeoning startup community continuing to grow and take shape here.

Freshman Class Up 12 Percent at University of Memphis

When the academic year at the University of Memphis begins Aug. 25, the number of first-time freshmen at the school will increase over the previous year for the first time in three years.

NEWSMAKERS

Tubbs Joins Humane Society as Development and Marketing Director

Nikki Tubbs has joined the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County as director of development and marketing, responsible for developing and executing the humane society’s fundraising plan, overseeing special events and securing sponsorships, and supervising supplemental development programs and the development team.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Cold Email Mastery, a Click Away From Anyone

Cold calling is a tough business, though a necessity for many companies. The cost of sales is high, as is sales rep rejection and fatigue. Imagine if email could significantly improve your engagement rate with otherwise cold prospects. If executed well, it can, explains Scott Britton with life-longlearner.com, the forensic accountant of the email world whose company was acquired by Constant Contact for $100 million in 2012.

Making Philanthropic Dollars Go Extra Mile

Giving back to the community is a great way to fulfill your life while helping improve the lives of others. Acts of charity are both widely needed and often given, so if you are thinking about donating money, resources or time to a philanthropic cause, there are a few things you should take into consideration.

REGIONAL

Nucor Steel Files Arkansas Lawsuit Over Steel Mill

OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) – Nucor Steel has filed a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to block a competitor from opening a mill in a northeastern Arkansas county.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

US Job Openings in June Hit 13-Year-Plus High

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years.

Apple's Tech Jobs Held Mostly By White, Asian Men

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

US Budget Deficit Running 24.2 Percent Below 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government ran a lower deficit this July than a year ago, keeping it on course to record the lowest deficit in six years.

HEALTH CARE

Deadline to Clear Up Health Law Eligibility Near

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that they have just over three weeks to show that they're eligible.

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