VOL. 122 | NO. 197 | Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Vote to resurrect child health care bill underscored by partisan wrangling
For the past two weeks, battle lines have taken shape in Congress over what might at first seem like an unlikely topic: a piece of legislation dealing with a federally funded children's health insurance program.
Wurzburg Inc. might be reorganizing its top management and adopting new technologies, but the longtime Memphis company has no intention of changing the way it's done business since the early 1900s.
Stefanie Barrett has opened Barrett Creative, a full-service graphic design and marketing firm. Barrett has more than 15 years of experience. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the Memphis Chamber of Commerce and Women on the Move, and serves as the marketing sponsor for the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) and the Small Business Chamber.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former U.S. representative from Memphis and 2006 Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr. has been named a visiting professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A deepening housing slump probably will be a "significant drag" on economic growth into next year and it will take time for Wall Street to fully recover from a painful credit crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court Monday rejected an appeal by Microsoft Corp. and a unit of Best Buy Co. Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit alleging violation of racketeering laws through fraudulently signing up customers for Microsoft's online service.
BOSTON (AP) - U.S. housing prices will continue to decline at least through the end of next year and may not begin creeping upward again until 2010, executives from the nation's biggest mortgage financiers said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - States and the federal government need to coordinate their efforts to monitor and protect the water of the Mississippi River, a new analysis urges.