VOL. 125 | NO. 23 | Thursday, February 4, 2010
Memphis International Airport in 2009 remained the world’s busiest cargo airport for the 18th straight year, according to preliminary data released Thursday by Airports Council International.
Citizens grouse anew over railroad site
Norfolk Southern Corp. hasn’t laid down any of the track that will connect its main line to the proposed $112 million intermodal terminal in Rossville, but the company is laying down a foundation to keep the project on target to open in two years.
The state commission that recommends finalists for judicial vacancies has a vacancy of its own.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects is joining a growing list of institutions with plans to relocate or expand Downtown.
A leaner International Paper Co. transformed a $1.3 billion loss from 2008 into a $663 million profit in 2009 by cutting jobs and reducing production capacity.
Marijuana researcher Mehmoud ElSohly sees the humor in his work, especially when he’s talking about a THC suppository.
Real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com, is introducing a quarterly luncheon series that will deliver the latest market trends to real estate professionals, appraisers, investors and lenders.
Jameson Dylan King has joined the Memphis office of labor and employment law firm Ford & Harrison LLP as an associate.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A struggling Nashville middle school will become the state’s first public school to be turned into a charter school, with a yet-to-be-named company possibly taking it over a grade at a time.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State Senate speaker and gubernatorial candidate Ron Ramsey said Tuesday he doesn't know whether President Barack Obama is a U.S. citizen, but that it's not an issue that voters care about.
NEW YORK (AP) – The economy’s service sector grew slightly in January, while the pace of job losses slowed, signaling a recovery still struggling to gain strength.
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers elated by stronger-than-expected holiday sales are expected to report Thursday that they saw an unintended consequence in January: sales up only 1 percent from last year by one measure.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Dollar General Corp. is recalling two toy gun sets because parts designed to distinguish the toys from real guns can detach and pose a choking hazard.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner (GYT'-nur) says Congress can recoup "outrageous" bonuses for AIG employees through a new bank fee in President Barack Obama's proposed budget.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Treasury Department reported Wednesday it expects to hit the government's debt ceiling by the end of February, putting pressure on Congress to raise the limit from its current level of $12.4 trillion.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc., well into integrating its new Wyeth unit, posted a 34 percent jump in revenue Wednesday, but $3.2 billion in acquisition and restructuring charges and higher costs across the board weighed down profit.