VOL. 124 | NO. 221 | Tuesday, November 10, 2009
The first order of business today will be selecting a leader. It’s become a familiar note in political daily planners these days.
The Memphis and Shelby County Health Department announced Monday afternoon that it will begin giving free vaccines to older children and young adults.
Will Try Again In A Week
Joyce Avery will serve as Shelby County Mayor until Dec. 10.
With a General Sessions domestic violence court now up and running, the Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office is changing the way it handles the cases of family and spousal violence.
University of Memphis football coach Tommy West is staying at the helm through the end of the football season later this month.
The first week of November brought a double dose of good news for the beleaguered real estate industry. Not only did Congress extend and expand its first-time homebuyers tax credit, but the most recent local sales report was peppered with positive signs.
Kerry Hayes’ job title shows how much has changed at 125 N. Main St. since former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton retired this summer and set off a scramble to replace him.
Driving Downtown for the Calvary & the Arts concert every Wednesday has become an autumn ritual for Skip Daniel.
What a difference a week makes.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The annual Sundance Film Festival is expanding to Nashville and seven other cities.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe says 43 career coaches will be placed in high schools to assist students and thousands of dollars in financial aid will be available under a new workforce education program.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Banks expect to tighten terms on credit cards in response to a new law that aims to protect consumers from sudden rate hikes, the Federal Reserve said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve reported GMAC is the only one of 19 stress-tested banks that needs more capital to withstand a future downturn.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks jumped to new highs for the year Monday as the dollar extended its slide, boosting prices for commodities including gold and oil. Energy and materials stocks led the market higher.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) - Auto parts maker Lear Corp. emerged Monday from four months in bankruptcy protection, saying it has a healthier balance sheet, less debt and a backlog of new business.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Less than a month after buying Wyeth, drug giant Pfizer Inc. has mapped out a new structure for its research and development operations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fannie Mae said Monday it may have to ask the government for more financial assistance because the company cannot sell $5.2 billion in tax credits.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hotel room prices are expected to drop a total of 8.8 percent in 2009 compared to 2008 and will continue creeping down in 2010, though at a much slower rate, according to the 2010 lodging forecast from PricewaterhouseCoopers Hospitality & Leisure Practice.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court will not review an $18 million verdict won by a lawyer who served as a co-chairman of the trial judge’s re-election committee.