VOL. 124 | NO. 219 | Friday, November 6, 2009
Darrell Eldred, the former deputy director of the city’s General Services Division, will be running the Memphis Animal Shelter on a day-to-day basis.
Myron Lowery felt his return from the mayor’s office back to being a City Council member even before he ended his tenure as mayor pro tempore.
“Every day that we delay them moving to the floor with this bill is a very, very good thing.”
Although construction cranes have yet to appear, Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett is moving forward – albeit behind the scenes – on a $45.4 million expansion that will double the number of hospital beds.
Baptist Memorial Health Care-Memphis has begun its first clinical study involving a stem cell treatment for heart attacks.
Michael McDonald knows some of the biggest hurdles in adopting a child come after the deed is done.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With the expiration of a federal highway funding act, the federal government has rescinded $190 million in transportation funding to the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Nashville judge has ruled that the state has time to settle issues over the use of voting machines.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Some state lawmakers say they were misled in approving $70 million for an initiative to turn switchgrass into ethanol and have delayed approval on part of the project.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court suspended a judge on Thursday until the end of his term next year, ruling that he kept practicing law while serving as a circuit judge.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The number of tourists visiting Tupelo this past fiscal year was down, but economic officials say tourism-related revenue grew 17 percent.
NEW YORK (AP) – Consumers, enticed by cooler weather and an improving economy, spent a little more in October, handing the retail industry its second consecutive monthly sales gain after more than a year of declines.
CHICAGO (AP) - Fitch Ratings warned Thursday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s deal for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. could overexpose Warren Buffett's company to weaknesses in the economy at the expense of its more durable investments.
NEW YORK (AP) - CVS Caremark disclosed more multibillion dollar contract losses in its pharmacy benefits management business and said the head of the unit will depart.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats sidestepped a Republican boycott Thursday, pushing a U.S. climate bill out of committee in an early step on a long and contentious road to passage.
WASHINGTON (AP) - You're afraid your cancer is back, and a health insurance company just turned you down.