VOL. 125 | NO. 229 | Wednesday, November 24, 2010
One of the newest corners of the economy to come under scrutiny is one of the most traditionally predictable.
‘Security theater’ or necessary measures? ‘Opt-Out Day’ targets TSA’s rigorous screening process
Thanksgiving weekend will undoubtedly be a busy one for Memphis International Airport – serving 2.5 percent of its annual passenger count in the six-day span – but also for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents.
MCS Leaders Watching Developments On Two Fronts
Mediation is the latest direction in a complex school funding morass that is getting more complex by the day.
A number of corporate, civic and nonprofit groups are collaborating to produce the 26th Annual Memphis Thanksgiving Dinner for the Homeless and Hungry, which takes place Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
On a rainy day when The Rendezvous was closed yet still offered stragglers a menu of ribs only, a group of leaders from the Memphis Cook Convention Center board met in a subterranean corner of the Downtown restaurant.
A burned investor in Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc.’s former family of soured bond funds has along with his wife won a seven-figure arbitration award against the Memphis investment banking firm.
Dr. Sharif A. Abdus-Salaam has joined Methodist South Hospital’s orthopedic group located in the Memphis Shoulder and Orthopedic Surgery practice.
The secret to selling success boils down to how well salespeople execute in a few key areas – the fundamentals – or “blocking and tackling” as one of my clients calls it.
My daughter once told me about how she and her husband had a disagreement and afterward they were headed to the mall. He was driving and appeared lost in thought. She was pleased to think that he was considering their conversation. A few minutes passed, and he said, “Hey, I just figured out how to solve the problem that there are only eight hot dogs in a package, but there are 10 buns.”
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – Two newly elected Republicans who campaigned against congressional earmarks and advocated spending cuts say they will work to keep federal dollars flowing to research and defense projects in the Tennessee Valley.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of previously owned homes slipped slightly in October as the housing market continues to battle tough economic conditions including high unemployment and tight credit.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Medtronic’s fiscal second-quarter net income fell 35 percent as legal and other costs outpaced weak gains in medical device sales, but adjusted results met Wall Street expectations.
Flights attendants are going to be able to board a plane without a body scan or pat-down, just like the pilots.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve officials have become more pessimistic in their economic outlook through next year and have lowered their forecast for growth.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) – President Barack Obama promoted the revival of the U.S. auto industry Tuesday, taking his pitch to the heart of the Rust Belt where a bruising economy has taken its toll on Democrats.