VOL. 125 | NO. 25 | Monday, February 8, 2010
Attys. suing Wells Fargo to square off against Feibelman
Both sides in the federal lawsuit Memphis and Shelby County have filed against Wells Fargo are beginning to strap on their armor.
Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton opened his Congressional campaign Saturday afternoon to a crowd of around 300 in East Memphis.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Tennessee are taking the city of Memphis to federal court.
The new owner of the Pinebrook Pointe Apartments at 3541 Mediterranean Drive didn’t waste any time with plans to rejuvenate the property.
Today’s meeting of the Shelby County Commission has been cancelled because of the snow.
Shelby County commissioners approved $10 million for The Regional Medical Center two weeks ago.
Cafe Eclectic will soon be two-for-two. A second location will open in Harbor Town around the same time the restaurant celebrates its second anniversary on Feb. 25.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
The bed came with a view of a sparkling Mississippi River on a winter day that was about 10 degrees on the warm side of crisp. The trees were bare and no one appeared to be at home near the concrete floodwall that ends just south of The Pyramid.
Part of the problem in our approach to homelessness is we too often frame it in terms of "the homeless."
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen delivered his final state of the state address this month.
The brand new Playhouse on the Square opened its doors for the first time last week with a “dark and funny” musical about searching for meaning in life. “Pippin,” the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson, took the stage Jan. 29. The show runs through Feb. 21.
At the bottom of the menu at Bari Ristorante e Enoteca is printed this sentence: “Every ingredient in every dish makes the dish complete, so we will not make substitutions or exclusions to any dish.”
Isee that I have neglected the pinot noir grape in this column. No more!
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Natalie Conway came to court with a Bible in her purse and a manila folder under her arm.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp said Friday that fellow Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Haslam's decision to launch television advertisements next week is a sign of the Knoxville mayor's failure to connect with voters.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Here is a breakdown of key fundraising details for the four main Republican and three main Democratic candidates for Tennessee governor.
McLEAN, Va. (AP) – Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages rose slightly last week, inching above 5 percent, Freddie Mac said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The outlook for jobs remains bleak despite January’s unexpected decline in the U.S. unemployment rate, which fell to 9.7 percent from 10 percent in December.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans borrowed less for an 11th consecutive month in December, paying off credit cards while increasing borrowing for cars and other products.
NEW YORK (AP) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon received a stock bonus valued at nearly $16 million for 2009 after steering the big bank through the aftermath of the financial crisis, the company said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Efforts to reach bipartisan agreement on regulations to prevent another financial meltdown have reached an impasse in the Senate Banking Committee and Chairman Christopher Dodd said Friday he will move forward with his version of the bill.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The "tea party" activists all agree: Government is too big. Spending is out of control. Individual freedom is at risk. And President Barack Obama's policies are making it all worse.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scott Brown says he's a different kind of Republican, a centrist willing to work with Senate Democrats to fix health care and the ailing economy.