VOL. 125 | NO. 193 | Tuesday, October 5, 2010
One of only two retail developments on tap this year in West Memphis is on the verge of breaking ground.
Week of events celebrates multiuse trail’s formal opening
For trail lovers across Memphis, it is time to rejoice.
The Shelby County Retirement Board rejected Joe Ford’s appeal of the $747 monthly pension amount the board approved last month for the former interim county mayor.
It was just one of dozens of case listings from the U.S. Supreme Court on the first Monday in October: Entertainment Productions, Inc. v. Shelby County et al.
No one knows yet what Congress plans to do about this year’s expiring tax rates, and Congress doesn’t have much time left to make a move.
The University of Memphis is showing off its green stripes on campus Tuesday with its third annual environmental awareness fair.
Less than a month from the Nov. 2 Congressional midterm elections, you don’t have to go far to find partisans with a national perspective on which party holds the majority in Congress.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis dedicated 21 homes Monday as the charity celebrated a banner year made possible by $2.7 million in federal stimulus money.
Both sides in the disputed Aug. 5 Shelby County elections will return to Chancery Court Wednesday in a second attempt to begin the civil trial on the matter.
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) is getting $7 million from the Federal Transit Administration to buy new buses.
45 E.H. Crump Blvd., Memphis, TN 38106, Sale Amount: $4 million -
The D. Canale Beverages LLC property at 45 E.H. Crump Blvd. has formally sold for $4 million to The Hand Family Realty Co. LLC, an affiliate of Clarksville, Tenn.-based The Hand Family Beverage Co.
Be advised, Waddell & Reed caused the May “Flash Crash,” not Waddell & Associates. Waddell & Reed has the scale to accomplish such things; we do not. They traffic in derivatives; we do not. If I were the Waddell of Waddell & Reed, I’d likely be ranching in Carmel Valley and entrusting my then-substantial portfolio to someone like Waddell & Associates!
NASHVILLE (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McWherter would consider annually tweaking the state's lottery scholarships to ensure there is enough money to pay for the popular program.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Wells Fargo executive has acknowledged that he verified only the dates on up to 150 foreclosure documents he signed daily.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – AirTran's stock traded nearly flat Monday even with the airline sector under heavy pressure from the strong dollar and energy prices that have been rising since late last month.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter co-founder Evan Williams is stepping aside as the short-messaging service's CEO. He will turn the job over to Dick Costolo, who has been steering Twitter's operations for the past year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anticompetitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of them, MasterCard and Visa.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Reaching out to big business, President Barack Obama is announcing a new program that links top companies with community colleges in hopes of ramping up America's job skills.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Two new members have been installed on the Federal Reserve, which has enormous power over Americans' pocketbooks.