VOL. 123 | NO. 8 | Friday, January 11, 2008
The last of the Tennessee Waltz-related corruption cases was resolved Thursday in federal court in Memphis.
For Shelby County taxpayers, the question this year probably won't be if but how far they will have to dip into their wallets and bank accounts once new local property tax rates are set.
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For years, it seems, the Center City Commission has been promoting its "Say No to Panhandling" campaign, in the hopes people instead would give their money to organizations that help the homeless.
The past will meet the future in Fayette County this year when one of the area's oldest banks opens shop in front of the area's newest retailer.
It's the back story that counts in professional wrestling. The matches and interviews advance story lines and rivalries that lead to more matches with more hype and thus more fans in the seats and watching on pay-per-view television.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Senate Democrats stung by a string of prolonged absences by ill caucus members are proposing a way to temporarily replace lawmakers unable to serve.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen said Thursday the state lottery's huge cash reserves need to be distributed.
NASHVILLE (AP) - State Rep. Stacey Campfield wants to ban lawmakers convicted of drunken driving from voting on legislation affecting drunken driving laws.
NASHVILLE (AP) - U.S. Rep. John Tanner, a Democrat from Union City, says he plans to run for re-election for an 11th term.
MEMPHIS (AP) - Top managers of FedEx Corp. said Thursday they have no plans for major nationwide changes in the company's reliance on contract drivers for its ground delivery division.
Attorneys for former Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division president Joseph Lee blasted the government’s federal corruption case against him in a motion the attorneys filed Friday, asking that Lee’s indictment for bribery and extortion be dismissed.