VOL. 126 | NO. 209 | Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Regions Financial Corp. still doesn’t have a deal to announce for Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., its Memphis-based investment banking unit the company put up for sale this summer.
Madison bike lanes should be ready by Thanksgiving
Dedicated bicycle lanes on Madison Avenue between McNeil and Cooper streets should be painted and ready for two-wheeled traffic by Thanksgiving.
Delta Air Lines Inc. reported a $549 million profit for the third quarter of 2011 on net income of $765 million excluding $216 million in special items, amounting to earnings of 91 cents per share.
The two KIPP Academies approved are for the Memphis City Schools system. None of the five applicants for charter schools in the Shelby County Schools system were approved by the board which governs the two school systems.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis has a busy couple of weeks ahead as it closes its books on the fall building season.
Steve Hanlon of Memphis suffered serious injuries in a hunting accident last October, but one year later, he’s back to doing what he loves most, thanks to the help of a local spinal physician at OrthoMemphis and locally developed technology from Medtronic Inc.
Next month will be one year since the rejection of a metro government charter by voters that would have consolidated Memphis city and Shelby County governments.
The Rhodes Singers perform at Calvary Episcopal Church Wednesday, Oct. 26, as part of the Calvary & the Arts series near the end of a year in which the Rhodes College group has traveled extensively and also worked with compose and arranger Alice Parker.
Kelli Eason has joined Obsidian Public Relations as an account executive.
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series.
ATLANTA (AP) — Megabus, a bus service operating in the U.S. and Canada, has announced that it is adding an Atlanta hub and will run buses from there to 11 cities.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Regional banker BancorpSouth Inc. posted third-quarter net income of $11.9 million, or 14 cents a share, the company reported Monday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — State officials say a western Arkansas judge's ruling against the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act won't have much practical impact in the near future.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rice farmers have nearly a month to file for part of a $750 million settlement to claims they lost money because Bayer CropScience mistakenly sold genetically modified seed in the United States.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Legal experts are discussing the implications of a Mississippi ballot initiative that would declare life begins when a human egg is fertilized.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans say they feel worse about the economy than they have since the depths of the Great Recession. And it's a bad time for a bad mood because households are starting to make their holiday budgets.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing with steep losses after disappointing corporate earnings and reports that a key meeting of European financial ministers had been cancelled.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Home prices rose in August in half of major cities measured by a private survey, a sign that prices are stabilizing in some hard-hit portions of the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health regulators say an experimental catheter from Medtronic Inc. that uses extreme heat to correct irregular heartbeats caused safety side effects in nearly one-fifth of patients treated, far exceeding the study’s safety goal.
ATLANTA (AP) — The controversial HPV shot given to girls should also be given to boys, in part to help prevent the spread of the virus through sex, a government medical panel said Tuesday.