VOL. 123 | NO. 204 | Friday, October 17, 2008
At first glance, it might seem like Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks’ Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing this month does not fall in line with the intent of a major revision to the country’s bankruptcy code in 2005.
The Memphis City Council has a chance next week to reconsider its decision not to pay more than $426,000 in legal fees incurred by former Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division president and CEO Joseph Lee.
Barry Lincoln walked up to a ghoul and put his arm around the creature.
Nonprofit organizations could have less money to operate when their services are needed mostly because of Wall Street losses and economic uncertainty.
The only statewide election on the Nov. 4 ballot hasn’t featured any of the television attack ads that have saturated the local airwaves since last year’s congressional primary campaigns in North Mississippi. The wave crossed the state line and continued in the race to the August GOP congressional primary in Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Social Security benefits for 50 million people will go up 5.8 percent next year, the largest increase in more than a quarter century.
This weekend, several activities will be held with one common goal: to get kids up and out into nature.
NEW YORK (AP) – Fears of recession are trumping fears of inflation.
John Tanner will mark 20 years in Congress when he returns to Washington in January. The Union City, Tenn., Democratic U.S. representative is running unopposed on the Nov. 4 election ballot.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices closed at a new 14-month low beneath $70 a barrel Thursday, bringing its price to less than half its July record high after the government reported massive increases in U.S. crude and gasoline stockpiles.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Steel maker Nucor Corp. said Thursday third-quarter earnings nearly doubled, helped by higher sales from recently acquired steel and scrap-metal companies.
Excerpts from recent newspaper endorsements of the presidential candidates.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A recent report by a state research group shows most of the growth in Tennessee within the past 10 years remains concentrated among a small number of its counties.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prompted by this summer's salmonella outbreak, the government has begun investigating how to quickly identify the source of contaminated food and stop it from getting to consumers.
HOLLAND, Ohio (AP) - Joe the Plumber said Thursday he doesn't have a license and doesn't need one.