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VOL. 129 | NO. 160 | Monday, August 18, 2014

Commission Reopens Anti-Discrimination Debate

Six of the 13 Shelby County Commissioners attend their last meeting Monday, Aug. 18.

Patient-Centered Focus

Accreditation gives Church Health Center future road map

The best ideas accomplish more than one thing. And so it is with Church Health Center’s commitment to earning accreditation as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).

Graceland Manager Maps Global Outposts

The recession and changes over the last nine years in the companies owning 85 percent of Elvis Presley Enterprises played a role in delaying plans for the expansion of Graceland into a 120-acre campus in Whitehaven.

PILOT Critics Push for Fuller Accounting

One of the most vocal critics of payment-in-lieu-of-taxes economic development incentives – or PILOTs – says he intends to make them an issue in the 2015 Memphis elections.

FedEx Indicted on New Charges Over Drug Shipments

Federal prosecutors say several addicts died after receiving shipments of illegal prescription drugs delivered by FedEx.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
42°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Humidity: 55%

EVENTS

Memphis Area Business and Professional Women will meet Monday, Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Walnut Grove Road. Attorney Stephen Biller will discuss how he can be of benefit to women minority-owned businesses. RSVP to Martha Ervin at 489-5481.

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Local Leaders Work to Keep Cummins in Memphis

Memphis and Shelby County are preparing to fight a border battle with Mississippi to keep hundreds of jobs inside the city.

I Choose Memphis: Andrés Flores

“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.

GOVERNMENT AGENDA

August 18 Shelby County Commission Agenda

The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.

SMALL BUSINESS

Doug Carpenter & Associates Still Growing Four Years On

Even before her recent graduation from the University of Texas at Austin, Cara Greenstein had been keeping an eye on her hometown of Memphis, paying attention to job opportunities, looking for the right place to land.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Consumers Driving Health Care Innovation

Everyone in the U.S complains about health care – the rising costs of insurance premiums and co-pays, the lack of innovation, the poor experience at doctor’s offices and hospitals, and price of medications.

Lessons Learned From FAA’s Expanded Use of Electronics

With business travel season heating up, it’s important to keep some technology etiquette in mind to avoid work liability issues and being a nuisance to those around you.

REGIONAL

Old International Paper Equipment Up for Sale

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) – Some of the last infrastructure left over from International Paper's days of operations will soon be up for bid.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

US Producer Prices Rise Just 0.1 Percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) – Falling gasoline costs lowered the prices that U.S. companies received for their goods and services last month, keeping overall inflation in check.

Gore Sues Al Jazeera America for Unpaid Millions

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

TECHNOLOGY

Supervalu Becomes Latest to Suffer Data Breach

NEW YORK (AP) – A data breach at Supervalu may have impacted as many as 200 of its grocery and liquor stores and potentially affected retail chains recently sold by the company in two dozen states.

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