VOL. 124 | NO. 255 | Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Memphis and Shelby County fired the opening salvo Wednesday in what is expected to be a protracted, high-profile court battle against Wells Fargo over allegedly unscrupulous mortgage lending practices.
Researchers in Memphis will take a different direction in the quest to improve knee and hip implants by focusing on surgical successes instead of device failures.
Tommy Byrnes has been building homes longer than he’s been driving. From his preteen days to high school and even through college, Byrnes spent his summers working for the homebuilding business his father, Ronnie, ran with Max Ostner.
Andrew McClurg has received the Excellence in Legal Education Award from the University of Memphis’ Law Alumni Board. McClurg is a professor of law and the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Law at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He also is associate dean for faculty development.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge has postponed the dates for court hearings on whether the North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts have met their desegregation obligations.
NEW YORK (AP) – A more upbeat outlook on jobs pushed Americans’ confidence in the economy higher in December for the second month in a row, a survey released Tuesday said.
NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors Co. is offering deep discounts on its remaining Saturn and Pontiac vehicles as it looks to move the leftover inventory of the soon-to-be-dead brands, according to a published report.
NEW YORK (AP) - For more than 60 years, TV stations have broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free and made their money by showing commercials. That might not work much longer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference are asking an Atlanta court to determine whether officials who sanctioned the recent removal of two group leaders violated the civil rights group's constitution.
NEW YORK (AP) - Johnson & Johnson is expanding a voluntary recall of Tylenol Arthritis Caplets due to consumer reports of a moldy smell that can cause nausea and sickness.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. home prices rose for the fifth month in a row in October, but the recovery continues to be uneven with only 11 of the 20 metro areas tracked showing gains.