VOL. 123 | NO. 217 | Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Joyner Is New Collierville Mayor; Williams Squeaks By In School Board Race
These are the unofficial election results for Shelby County. The state-wide results in the Presidential election as well as the U.S. Senate races in Tennessee and Mississippi are also included.
A California-based restaurant ownership group has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee against two Memphis restaurant owners who operate a similar restaurant concept here.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is making it easier for people to join the profession from other fields with a first-of-its-kind master’s degree program in Memphis.
Memphians will have a new place to work out once Lexington, Ky.-based Urban Active Fitness completes its plan to bring an $8.5 million, 48,000-square-foot fitness facility to Wolf Trail Cove in Germantown.
The stock of Wright Medical Group was up almost 10 percent Tuesday morning, the day after the Arlington-based medical device company announced a big increase in operating income for the third quarter.
NEW YORK (AP) – 19X Inc. has backed out of its plans to take CKX Inc., which holds the rights to the name and likeness of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali, private because of current economic conditions.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Lawsuits against Merck & Co. and partner Schering-Plough Corp. related to their marketing of cholesterol drug Vytorin are piling up, and the U.S. Department of Justice has begun investigating the drugmakers' conduct, according to a regulatory filing.
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Badgered by lawmakers, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan denied the nation's economic crisis was his fault but conceded on Thursday that the meltdown had revealed a flaw in a lifetime of economic thinking and left him in a "state of shocked disbelief."
WASHINGTON (AP) – At least a dozen more suspicious letters turned up Wednesday at U.S. financial institutions, but all appear to be harmless, the FBI said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Federal Communications Commission has opened an investigation into the pricing policies of major cable operators and Verizon Communications Inc.