VOL. 124 | NO. 207 | Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Still dealing with millions of dollars worth of red ink after implementing numerous cost-cutting measures, the board for the Regional Medical Center at Memphis on Wednesday proposed shutting down its emergency room.
A plan by Buehler Homes to build 125 rental homes on 140 parcels of tax delinquent land was approved today by the Shelby County Commission.
Memphis Mayor elect A C Wharton Jr. was put to the test by Memphis City Council members before he even takes office.
As Congress shuffles through legislation on health care reform, one long-standing issue is being treated like an old maid in a deck of cards.
Shelby County Commissioners plan to meet in special session today to settle a protracted controversy over 140 vacant lots scattered across North Memphis.
A new business incentive the Center City Commission created a few months ago to support Downtown’s office market could be put into action soon.
When times are tough, what’s a small luxury hotel to do? The Madison’s staff decided to get social.
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
The Shelby County Commission will meet today at 10:30 a.m. to discuss a resolution approving the title transfer of 140 parcels of Homestead Program Property, which would authorize the implementation of the Shelby County Homestead Program, sponsored by Commissioner Steve Mulroy. For the full agenda, click the icon.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Cash-strapped Lambuth University has found a new president.
ERWIN, Tenn. (AP) - Federal inspectors have been dispatched to the Nuclear Fuel Services plant in Erwin after higher than expected levels of heated nitrous oxide fumes damaged pipes last week while processing radioactive scrap metal for the U.S. Department of Energy.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Health says the state has received 60,000 dosages of injectable swine flu vaccine.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - As local governments get their first sales tax deposits of the new fiscal year, Corinth's sales tax collections posted a third consecutive month of negative growth, while the tourism tax was almost even with year-ago levels.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' lottery is offering players four new types of scratch-off tickets.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators on Tuesday offered a limited emergency extension of a rescue program that guarantees hundreds of billions of dollars in U.S. banks’ debt.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants smaller community banks to have greater access to the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund to assist small businesses that are still suffering from a prolonged credit crunch.
NEW YORK (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Monday the Food and Drug Administration approved the seasonal flu vaccine Fluarix for children.
United Airlines parent UAL Corp. reported a money-losing third quarter on Tuesday but said it is beginning to see signs that business travel could pick up soon.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. on Tuesday posted a 26 percent jump in third-quarter profit despite the recession, as sharp cost cuts made up for a dip in sales.
Caterpillar expects sales of its big yellow-and-black equipment to improve next year as the world economy staggers out of a deep recession that slammed third-quarter earnings.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The level of poverty in America is even worse than first believed.