VOL. 124 | NO. 199 | Friday, October 9, 2009
Towering 29 stories above the intersection of Madison Avenue and Third Street, the Gothic-style Sterick Building was the city’s premier office building for years after it opened in 1930.
COVINGTON – A health drink plant expanding to produce ice cream and other frozen treats might seem contrary to diets but not in Covington.
The Memphis multifamily market fared well during the third quarter amid a difficult economy, as occupancy rates and absorption improved, according to the latest data from CB Richard Ellis Memphis.
Plenty of businesses and nonprofit organizations have signed up for Twitter and Facebook, but are they using these social media outlets to their fullest potential?
Two proposals for single-source local funding of education went up in flames this week and the ad hoc committee considering the concept is probably a casualty as well.
Once he achieved the goal of winning elected office in 2006, Shelby County Commissioner James Harvey looked around and decided he needed to go back to school.
Glen Gilmore remembers when he first felt the powerful impact that online social media could have on the world.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Zach Wamp spoke out Thursday against an investigation by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg into questionable sales at gun shows in Tennessee and two other states.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Web site focusing on the history and culture of the people of Tennessee goes live Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of newly laid-off workers filing first-time claims for jobless benefits fell to the lowest level since early January, as layoffs eased a bit amid a fledgling economic recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's stores saw their first sales gain in 14 months in September, a sign of life from shoppers that fuels some hope for the holiday shopping season.
DALLAS (AP) - Lengthy airline delays are twice as common now as in 1990 and will get worse as the economy recovers, according to a Brookings Institution report released Thursday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Growth of prescription drug revenue worldwide will likely dip to between 4 percent and 6 percent next year – the lowest rate in at least a decade, according to a forecast to be released Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Barney Frank, the tough-talking liberal ushering through a major rewrite of rules governing Wall Street, sounded a warning shot on Thursday to big banks: Start playing nice or Congress will make your life even more difficult.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A divided Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a revised version of the major U.S.counterterrorism law, after intelligence and law enforcement officials assured lawmakers that counterterrorism operations would not be harmed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Thursday to make it a federal crime to assault people because of their sexual orientation, significantly expanding the hate crimes law enacted in the days after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in 1968.