VOL. 125 | NO. 40 | Monday, March 1, 2010
A nursery in Midtown whose owner likes to jump at opportunities will spread its green thumb to two new locations in time for planting season this year.
State Sen. Jim Kyle of Memphis is out of the Democratic primary race for governor.
Policymakers, consumers and business leaders probably would like to hold the U.S. economy to the same standard the world’s best athletes have been striving for in Vancouver for the past two weeks.
For the third time in a year a Memphis mayor has said settling the legal dispute over Beale Street’s cash flow is a priority.
David Gicking, a tile setter, opened Venice Tile & Marble Showroom in 1988 because he was bored with the bland, generic materials available at most local stores.
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A hand as tiny as a budding leaf punched at the air inside a baby incubator.
The annual funding crisis at The Regional Medical Center serves as a reminder of how little politics in Memphis has changed despite all of the claims of new leadership.
James Bullard is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, whose territory includes Memphis.
An ambitious fine arts department at Germantown High School will tackle social injustice, religious intolerance and mob mentality in staging a musical that challenges audience members and actors alike.
Every time a customer pays for a restaurant meal with a credit card, a complicated network of fees and transactions is set in motion.
I didn’t mean to set a precedent a few weeks ago when I recommended two wines in the same column, but I’m going to do so again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Nashville grand jury returned an indictment Friday against a man charged with trying to extort $10,000 from then-Sen. Paul Stanley over an affair with a legislative intern.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Election season is a driving factor behind a push by lawmakers for an early conclusion of the legislative session. It might also be to blame for keeping the session from immediately kicking into high gear.
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge won't reinstate a Tupelo police officer to the department from which he won $300,000 in a civil lawsuit.
MIAMI (AP) - Home sales in the South posted an annual increase of 8 percent in January as buyers grabbed hold of federal tax credits and affordable prices.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of previously owned homes plunged in January to their lowest level since summer, providing fresh evidence that high unemployment and tight lending standards are outweighing the government's attempts to prop up the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economy rocketed ahead at a 5.9 percent pace in the final quarter of 2009, stronger than initially estimated. But the growth spurt isn’t expected to carry over into this year.
NEW YORK (AP) – Tough job market? Not for corporate honchos who snag cushy consulting deals at their former companies for $3,000 an hour.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration last week proposed regulations to protect workers’ retirement savings.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – AIG said Friday it lost $8.87 billion in the fourth quarter as its general insurance business remained weak and the company ran up expenses from paying back government loans.