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VOL. 129 | NO. 126 | Monday, June 30, 2014

Rain Stops, Flood Waters Remain

Once the rain stopped Sunday, June 29, the National Weather Service at Memphis had recorded seven inches of rain in a 30-hour period. That’s about three and a half inches more rain than Memphis gets on average in the month of June.

Curtain Up

Hattiloo debuts $3.3 million Overton Square theater

Ekundayo Bandele could have gone for the standard opening ceremony for the new Hattiloo Theatre in Overton Square – a single ceremony with perhaps some theater, a couple of speeches and a ribbon-cutting.

Gastro One Forms New Practice

Gastro One and Memphis Gastroenterology Group have merged, creating the largest gastroenterology practice in the Memphis Metro area.

Brooks' Residency Hearing Delayed in Chancery Court

A Shelby County Chancery Court hearing on the residency lawsuit filed by County Commissioner Henri Brooks against the commission was delayed Monday, June 30, before Chancellor Walter Evans.

Paragon Bank Celebrates Record 2013

At Paragon Bank’s annual shareholders’ meeting this month, the bank’s leadership team could be forgiven for brimming with confidence.

Residency Dispute Bigger Than Brooks Decision

What surfaced rapidly in June as a Shelby County Commissioner with a residency problem added to other political problems is a complex legal question – and not just for Commissioner Henri Brooks.

Baker’s Career Mirrored State’s Political Story

As the week begins, political leaders of both parties and across several generations will gather in East Tennessee for the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker.

Baptist Hires Pediatric Surgeon for New Unit

It’s difficult to imagine giving up an address that includes the words “Gulf Breeze” and a view of Pensacola Bay.

SMALL BUSINESS

BuzzFree Mosquito Keeps Properties Free of Pests

Lisa Thomas was well-aware of how relentless the mosquitoes could be. For several years, her family lived in the Mississippi Delta.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Business Becomes Human

After sifting through 20-plus in-depth consumer narratives of their condition, an R&D scientist said to me, “We need to always begin new product development projects this way.”

Pledging Our Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance, just 31 words, is an encounter with wisdom from the past, taking us from what we hold, to what holds us. It is memorized, recited and ingrained into our daily lives.

HEALTH CARE

Checkered Progress on Disabled Care Despite Ruling

Brent Kaderli has a wheelchair-accessible van waiting in the driveway, a hospital bed in a spare bedroom and an electric lift that's left unused. If the 30-year-old quadriplegic had his way, he'd be living here, in his father's house, with help from aides. Instead, he is in an institution, hoping each day for a place that feels more like a home.

TECHNOLOGY

US to Ask China to Restart Cyber Working Group

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies' computers to steal trade secrets.

Web Sites Can Take Some Hassle Out of Car-Buying

DETROIT (AP) – Want to take some of the stress and mystery out of the car-buying process? Get on the Internet.

Cosmic Caffeine: Astronauts Getting Espresso Maker

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Talk about a cosmic caffeine jolt. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.

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