VOL. 125 | NO. 33 | Thursday, February 18, 2010
Bailey and Johnican Resurface
Shelby County Sheriff Mark Luttrell appeared on his way to the Republican nomination for Shelby County mayor at Thursday’s noon filing deadline for candidates on the May 4 primary ballot.
The store’s motto is “e-squared – eat and enjoy.”
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is ready to break ground on a project it has been planning for years – a $7.9 million, 30-bed hospice facility on Quince Road in East Memphis.
The University of Memphis Law Review is preparing for its annual spring symposium titled “Labor and Employment Law: Evolution or Revolution?”
Norfolk Southern Corp.’s plan to build a $112 million intermodal facility in neighboring Rossville received a major boost today with the announcement that it would receive $105 million in federal stimulus money under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Program.
Although today marks the filing deadline for the May 4 Shelby County primaries and independent candidates on the Aug. 5 county general election ballot, plenty of political drama remains.
Victor Ashe isn’t sure how President George W. Bush settled on him as the U.S. ambassador to Poland.
The commercial real estate market will need to navigate its way through a host of landmines before it sees anything resembling recovery.
Diana Comes, a second-year law student at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, recently was named Student Volunteer of the Year by the Tennessee Bar Association, the state’s top award for law student pro bono work. She received her bachelor’s degree in English literature from Rhodes College in 2008. Currently, Comes is a judicial extern for U.S. Magistrate Judge Tu M. Pham in Memphis federal court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Board of Regents says 524 employees have accepted a buyout offer at campuses across the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Sen. Ophelia Ford has rejoined her colleagues after being absent because of an illness.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would modify the method for confiscating weapons in Tennessee is headed to Gov. Phil Bredesen for his consideration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to require the state attorney general to mount a legal challenge to any federal law to require participation in a health care system.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Senate has unanimously approved legislation that would allow Tennessee Highway Patrol officers who retire after 20 years of service to keep their service weapons.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Legislation that would require a law affecting motorcycles in Tennessee to also apply to bicycles has unanimously passed the Senate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would require offenders charged with drunken driving to have ignition locking devices installed in their vehicles is advancing in the House.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hopes the U.S. economy can sustain its recovery drew support Wednesday from news industrial output rose for a seventh straight month and home construction hit a six-month peak in January.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve expects unemployment will stay high over the next two years because recession-scarred Americans are likely to stay cautious, making for only a moderate-paced economic recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission reported Wednesday that it is cracking down on con artists who target the unemployed with bogus job placement and work-at-home scams.
NEW YORK (AP) - Walgreen Co. reported Wednesday it has agreed to buy the drugstore operator Duane Reade in a move that will more than quadruple the number of stores it has in the New York City metro area.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal deficit through the first four months of the budget year is running at a record-breaking pace even though the deficit in January was slightly smaller than expected.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans see a chance for political gain in President Barack Obama's televised health care summit next week, even though the president will be running the show.