VOL. 127 | NO. 17 | Thursday, January 26, 2012
Delta Air Lines reported its most profitable quarter ended in December in the company’s history – with quarterly profit excluding special items more than doubling from a year ago.
Shelby Farms Park latest spot for electric vehicle charging stations
It sounds like a simple enough project. Put solar panels over 10 parking spaces on the lot of the Shelby Farms Park Visitors Center and let electric vehicles and hybrids using electricity recharge there.
An audit of the Memphis Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit says the unit, which includes undercover drug investigations and other covert operations, “needs significant improvement” in obeying guidelines for the use of money in the OCU drug fund.
Social media has become the new marketplace.
Since MAA pays out 95 percent of its earnings every year to its shareholders, CEO Eric Bolton spends a fair amount of his time chasing money.
Emily Thomas wants the neglected gift cards that have been languishing for months in your wallets, desk drawers and purses.
For now, Federal Judge Hardy Mays has decided that the last two defendants in the biggest drug case ever brought in Memphis federal court will not be shackled when the jury begins hearing the case.
Southwest Tennessee Community College this week moved closer to beginning its planned Nursing and Biotechnology Building at 693 Union Ave., according to a $14.6 million building permit application filed Monday with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
David Caywood had about $15 in his pocket on a particular day he was walking the halls during his years at Vanderbilt University.
Ray’s Take Identity theft is any crime where someone uses another individual’s personal information in a deceptive way, usually for personal profit. According to surveys conducted by the Federal Trade Commission, 9 million to 10 million people in America experience identity theft each year.
Choosing the word “olio” for use in the title hereof reminds me I’ve resolved this year to read (and try to understand) “Lio” (the last three letters of “olio”). I’ve struggled with that comic strip and, as a result, had all but stopped reading it.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state's top Republicans want to place a ballot measure before Tennessee voters to eliminate any constitutional questions about the current system for appointing judges.
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple briefly surpassed Exxon as the most valuable U.S. company after an excellent quarter, though the oil company has regained the lead at the market's close.
NEW YORK (AP) – J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers no longer have to wait for sales to get bargains.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve went further than ever Wednesday to assure consumers and businesses that they'll be able to borrow cheaply well into the future.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve has slightly reduced its outlook for U.S. economic growth this year but is a little more optimistic about the unemployment rate.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve's announcement that it is unlikely to raise its benchmark interest rate until late 2014 is simply its "best guess," Ben Bernanke said Wednesday.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Coach Justin Fuente has filled out his Tigers' offensive staff by hiring Darrell Dickey away from Texas State as his offensive coordinator, bringing him back to Memphis.