VOL. 129 | NO. 85 | Thursday, May 1, 2014
Elvis Presley Enterprises has filed paperwork with the Land Use Control Board to move ahead with the first part of a long planned expansion of Graceland.
‘Historically Hip’ Cooper-Young takes steps to define itself
If you’ve made your way to the Cooper-Young Historic District lately, you might have noticed the new banners hanging from street poles throughout the neighborhood.
Memphis-based International Paper Co. showed a net loss of $95 million for the first quarter of 2014, the company reported Wednesday, April 30.
Through five playoff games, four overtimes and three wins in overtime, the Memphis Grizzlies have played fast and loose with opportunities.
The last day of early voting Thursday, May 1, in advance of the May 6 Shelby County primaries finds Democratic partisans questioning each other and faulting election procedures. Meanwhile, Republican partisans have been relatively quiet.
Memphis City Council members opened budget hearings Tuesday, April 29, with no frills presentations from city division directors and leaders of agencies funded by the city.
Businesses that whacked their advertising and marketing budgets a few years ago have started to spend again, which is good news for firms like Brian Sullivan’s.
In a world made more complicated for everyone by the Affordable Care Act, the title of a Wednesday morning seminar at the Crescent Club had to be attractive:
Ray’s Take: Education is one of the greatest gifts you can give, and the value is clearly calculable. It’s also something that deserves a serious conversation.
Dear Judge Vic, Do you believe in hiding messages in a crossword puzzle – like for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and such? Curious.”
NEW YORK (AP) – The news that Wal-Mart is getting into the car insurance business begs the question: is there anything that the world's largest retailer doesn't hawk?
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy slowed sharply in the first three months of the year as a harsh winter exacted a toll on business activity. The slowdown, while worse than expected, is likely to be temporary as growth rebounds with warmer weather.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic drive Wednesday to raise the federal minimum wage, blocking a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's economic plans and ensuring the issue will be a major feature of this fall's congressional elections.
NEW YORK (AP) – A new report says taxpayers lost $11.2 billion on the government's bailout of General Motors.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Mark Zuckerberg, like Facebook, is maturing. The soon-to-be 30-year-old CEO of the 10-year-old social networking company grew reflective as he stood in front of hundreds of developers to announce a host of mobile features designed to put "people first."
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.