VOL. 123 | NO. 193 | Thursday, October 2, 2008
People who watch shows such as “Law & Order” might imagine lawyers constantly head-butting, arguing and back-stabbing.
Jensen, a 30-year real estate veteran, will address that question – and provide a few different views – as guest speaker at the Memphis Investors Group’s monthly meeting Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Germantown Athletic Club, 1801 Exeter Road.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional leaders talked optimistically of chances the Senate would pass the $700 billion financial industry bailout Wednesday night, but the message wasn’t resonating much with a still-skidding stock market by press time.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Construction activity was unchanged in August even though spending for residential projects posted the first increase in 17 months, a rare bit of good news in the midst of the worst housing downturn in decades.
Tom Garrott is the former president and CEO of National Commerce Financial Corp., the parent company of NBC Bank (now part of SunTrust).
Ashley Ward is an attorney at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz PLC, where she practices in civil litigation, personal injury and workers’ compensation. She has been with the firm since 2003, and she serves as chair of its workers’ compensation practice group.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government kicked off a program Wednesday that aims to prevent foreclosures by letting an estimated 400,000 troubled homeowners swap their mortgages for more affordable loans.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Phil Bredesen said the TennCare system "is being gamed" by home care providers and patients for what he called an unreasonable amount of state money.
ATLANTA (AP) – Delta Air Lines Inc. officials said Wednesday that the National Mediation Board has sided with the company in a dispute in which a national flight attendants union claimed the carrier interfered with a failed effort by some of its flight attendants to unionize.