VOL. 131 | NO. 36 | Friday, February 19, 2016
Memphis-based Mueller Industries Inc. has bought a 60 percent equity interest in a South Korean manufacturer of copper-based pipe joining products.
First Tennessee Bank is expanding the scope of a legal action it filed last May in the wake of Nashville-based Pinnacle Financial Group’s entry into the Memphis market.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen told a group of 70 supporters of Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton that they should avoid attacking Bernie Sanders, her rival for the Democratic nomination.
For 36 years Vice President Joe Biden was an Amtrak train commuter, traveling an estimated 2 million miles in his daily trips to Washington D.C. as a U.S. senator from Delaware.
In a Feb. 2 letter, Councilman Berlin Boyd called for EDGE to put a three-month delay on granting tax breaks and increase transparency about the investment that companies receiving tax breaks have made in the local minority- and women-owned business community.
Jeff Green leaves the Grizzlies for the Clippers and Lance Stephenson leaves the Clippers for the Grizzlies.
Democrats are building a lead over Republicans in Shelby County’s early voter turnout.
The Memphis Grizzlies traded forward Jeff Green to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday in exchange for guard Lance Stephenson and a future protected first-round draft pick.
The University of Memphis didn’t have much trouble with UCF, as evidenced by the 73-56 final score.
Trades happen. “It’s part of the league,” said point guard Mike Conley. Major injuries happen, too. “Very difficult,” coach Dave Joerger said.
POP-UP WAFFLES. Pop-up concepts are hot. Popping up in spaces – Broad, the Edge, the Brewery, the Fire Station – reclaimed and repurposed to show what’s possible, the original character of the space adding flavor, the here-today-gone-tomorrow aspect adding spice, the unusual nature of the things served – things not seen every day and everywhere – adding adventure. Millennial curiosity addressed, the need for gratification met, the existential question asked and answered.
We talk about building community – but what does that actually look like? Just ask Lori McEwen. She teaches writing to 10th- and 11th-graders at Power Center Academy, a Gestalt charter school in Memphis’s Hickory Hill neighborhood.
Ray’s Take Investment and consumption are two sides of the same coin, but sometimes there can be a blurry line between the two. Sometimes our intense desire for something can make it difficult to see which side your expenditure falls on.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Therapists and counselors in Tennessee could decline to treat patients on the basis of "sincerely held religious beliefs" under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee House has passed a bill that would make it more difficult to remove statues or rename streets dedicated to historical figures including Confederate leaders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee's general fund tax collections have beaten projections by nearly $400 million through the first half of the budget year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is targeting African-American voters as part of her first television ad buy in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking unemployment aid fell last week to the lowest level since November, evidence that stock market turmoil and slow growth overseas haven't caused U.S. businesses to cut jobs.