VOL. 125 | NO. 27 | Wednesday, February 10, 2010
City and county leaders met for an hour and a half today Downtown to continue discussions about a funding swap between the two governments.
Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz has filed a formal civil rights discrimination complaint on behalf of minority populations in Memphis over Gov. Phil Bredesen’s distribution of federal reimbursements for uncompensated care at state hospitals.
Reporting colleague’s wrongdoing has eye practice in hot water
Doctors and managers at the Eye Specialty Group can’t help but question their decision to turn in a colleague for Medicare fraud.
Some Memphis City Council members are working with Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford on a deal in which county government would become the single source of local funding for the Memphis school system. In exchange for that the city would contribute some amount of funding to the Regional Medical Center.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. firmed up most of his division directors Tuesday.
One of the most hotly contested issues of the Democratic congressional primary race between Willie Herenton and Steve Cohen may be why the district lines are drawn the way they are.
A week from a planned political rally in Washington, the founder of the National Black Farmers Association was in Memphis Monday to rally farmers for the political cause.
Jonathan C. Hancock of Glankler Brown PLLC has been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association of 710 attorneys across the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill to include motorcycles in the state's "lemon law" for defective vehicles is advancing in the House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bredesen on Tuesday challenged lawmakers to approve his plan to eliminate a tax exemption on cable bills or else find another way to restore funding for higher education and save 200 state employees' jobs.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Transportation has directed Mesaba Airlines to continue air service in Tupelo through at least March 15, or until replacement service begins.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The House has approved legislation that would keep the salaries for Arkansas lawmakers, constitutional officers and other elected officials flat next fiscal year.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi lawmakers are considering whether school districts should be banned from starting the academic year before Sept. 1.
TOKYO (AP) – Japan Airlines, wooed for months by Delta Air Lines with promises of cash and global reach, spurned the world's biggest carrier and opted to keep its alliance with American Airlines.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Businesses slashed wholesale inventories sharply in December, a much weaker showing than expected and a troubling sign that companies are still too pessimistic about the economy to begin restocking shelves on a sustained basis.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Finding a job got much tougher last year, as the number of available openings fell by nearly one quarter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Appealing for bipartisanship in a town where it's hard to find, President Barack Obama sat down with Democrats and Republicans Tuesday to spur cooperation on job creation, deficit reduction and health care overhaul. He promised to do his part – but warned he would take Republicans to task if they don't do the same.