VOL. 125 | NO. 240 | Friday, December 10, 2010
All of the items on the Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board’s special meeting Friday were lacking one major detail: time.
Williams promotes city as unofficial ambassador
Duncan-Williams Inc. has earned its place as one of the premier broker-dealer firms in the Southeast U.S. over the course of its more than 40-year existence.
The Shelby County housing market continued to tumble last month, with November home sales falling 24 percent compared with the same month a year ago.
Skyline Exhibits MidSouth is expanding its presence at East Pointe Business Center.
Memphis special-needs school Concord Academy is holding its first “Chilly Chili Walk-a-Thon” event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Communion Church Track. Proceeds will benefit the Concord Academy enrichment fund for scholastic achievement.
The Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board will consider a seven-year, $14.3 million payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) Friday for a Hickory Hill distribution facility.
Bill Gibbons began his political journey as an aide to Lamar Alexander when Alexander was governor.
Memphis surgeon Dr. Todd Fountain jokes that in Rochester, Minn., where he was an intern and resident at the Mayo Clinic, the weather was always 70 degrees and fluorescent.
If you’re going to brand my city, get serious.
Ah, the holiday season is upon us! When people spend money they don’t have and receive gifts they don’t need. When we all get cranky with the overcrowded parking lots and stores and become stressed trying to figure out what to give that relative or friend when we don’t have a clue.
WASHINGTON (AP) – FedEx Corp. said Thursday it renewed a deal to provide discounted printing and business services to federal agencies.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican state Rep. Beth Harwell, the GOP nominee for state House speaker, has named a fellow lawmaker who didn't seek re-election this year as chief parliamentarian of the lower chamber.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Medtronic Inc. disclosed Wednesday that has received a subpoena related to its sales of neurostimulation devices and reimbursement to physicians who used the products.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. life expectancy has dropped slightly – by about a month – after mostly inching up for many years, the government reported Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the second-lowest level this year, fresh evidence that companies are cutting fewer jobs.
NEW YORK (AP) – Rates on fixed mortgages rose for the fourth straight week this week. The surge could slow refinancings and further hamper the housing market.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Goodbye, "Guiding Light." Hello, YouTube.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The fate of House legislation to freeze the budgets of most Cabinet departments and fund the war in Afghanistan for another year is now in the hands of the Senate, where it faces uncertain prospects.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats voted Thursday to reject President Barack Obama's tax deal with Republicans in its current form, but it was unclear how significantly the package might need to be changed.