VOL. 124 | NO. 3 | Tuesday, January 6, 2009
The painful economic slump of 2008 has many vantage points from which the wreckage can be studied.
At a time when many real estate developers are putting the brakes on projects, the partners behind Thornhill Estates in Millington are keeping their feet on the proverbial gas pedal.
The day after former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist announced he wouldn’t be running for Tennessee governor in 2010, other Republican contenders began staking their claims in the statewide race.
Construction crews didn’t let a little Monday morning mud stop them from building new apartments at University Place, a Hope VI housing development.
GTx Inc. and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation have reached an agreement in a dispute over income from a drug therapy, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Shelby County may have lost as much as $2.5 million each year for the past several years in unpaid hotel/motel tax revenue because of the rise of Internet-based travel companies such as Orbitz.com and Expedia.com, according to a resolution the Shelby County Board of Commissioners will discuss Wednesday.
Two Shelby County judges who died on the same day are being mourned this week by the Memphis legal community.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported Monday it has begun purchasing mortgage-backed securities in an effort to bolster the battered housing market.
1333-1341 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38104, Permit Amount: $1.2 Million -
Franklin, Tenn.-based National Renal Alliance LLC has filed a $1.2 million permit application with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to make alterations to the 18,482-square-foot building at 1333-1341 Poplar Ave.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Monday it started enrolling patients in a trial of its self-expanding Complete SE stent, as it tests the stent's ability to widen blood vessels in the thigh.
ERWIN, Tenn. (AP) - A Virginia company that specializes in nuclear technology services has completed its acquisition of Tennessee-based Nuclear Fuel Services Inc. for an undisclosed price, the companies announced Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President-elect Barack Obama declared the U.S. economy was "bad and getting worse" Monday as he began crisis talks with congressional leaders on emergency action. He predicted lawmakers would approve hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending and tax cuts within two weeks of his taking office.
CHICAGO (AP) - An attorney for Gov. Rod Blagojevich's brother says his client won't cooperate with federal investigators if he's formally asked.
DETROIT (AP) - Toyota and Honda's U.S. sales fell more than their U.S. competitors' in December, with Toyota's 37 percent decline and Honda's 35 percent drop showing the Japanese company's popular fuel-efficient models were little help as consumers steered clear of showrooms due to the dismal economy.