VOL. 129 | NO. 198 | Friday, October 10, 2014
The University of Memphis is among a dozen universities in the nation sharing in $32 million in federal funding for research into how to analyze and use complex biomedical data, U.S. health officials announced Thursday, Oct. 9.
Memphis’ Central Station marks 100 years, revival
Central Station is 100 years old, an age that most train stations never reach. And if they do, they get there with some really harrowing years in mid-life.
A New Orleans-based restaurant group has acquired three local TGI Fridays restaurants.
As top public health leaders announced the nation’s first death in the current Ebola outbreak, a batch of 3,000 letters were going out Wednesday, Oct. 8, to physicians in Shelby County.
The Memphis Music Hall of Fame, administered by the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, next month will induct its new batch of honorees, a collection of music legends that each in their way left big marks on the industry’s landscape.
A college football coach is nothing without his canons, those principles and precepts that keep the focus tight and trained only on the next game, the next opponent.
Everyone among the 46,000-plus fans attending the University of Memphis football team’s 36-17 over Middle Tennessee three weeks ago at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, seemed to have a good time.
At this stage of his NBA career, there are a lot of euphemisms for Vince Carter.
As football and basketball seasons start up again, questions have started to arise about working in professional sports. Let’s be honest. Who wouldn’t want to get up and go to work for their favorite sports franchise? Every day would be fun and exciting – and we might even meet a few of the players!
NO. IT’S HER DECISION, NOT YOURS. The Tennessee General Assembly is 83 percent male – and those big, strong men in the majority are convinced they know what’s best for the little ladies in the minority, in fact, what’s best for all the women of Tennessee.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Hankook Tire has broken ground on an $800 million plant in Clarksville that is expected to create 1,800 jobs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Forget the syrupy, feel-good message so common to Lamar Alexander's past political campaigns. This time, the Tennessee Republican is going into attack mode.
Airline delays and cancellations are up slightly from last year's peak travel season.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, making it more affordable to borrow to buy a home.