VOL. 125 | NO. 57 | Wednesday, March 24, 2010
The new UT College of Pharmacy Building currently under construction in downtown Memphis has received a $4.5 million grant from the Plough Foundation.
A week after ending its partnership with Merck & Co., Memphis-based GTx Inc. confirmed an expansion of its partnership with French pharmaceutical giant Ipsen.
Drugstores fight for Memphis market
Walgreens’ buyout of 17 local drug stores is the first salvo in a brewing battle for the Memphis market between the nation’s largest retail pharmacy and its closet competitor, CVS.
Memphis city council members revisited a residency referendum it rejected two weeks ago. The result Tuesday was approval of the referendum for the November ballot in the city of Memphis.
Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, will be in Memphis next week to discuss all things housing.
Amanda C. Waddell has been named a partner at Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC. Waddell’s practice is concentrated in the areas of medical malpractice, auto liability and insurance coverage.
Before St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital became the sprawling complex of medical buildings in Uptown Memphis, the original facility was more modest, but no less important to the city’s landscape.
The Memphis multifamily market remains attractive to Resource Real Estate Inc., which has bought its second apartment complex here.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – More than 200,000 additional people would be covered by the state’s expanded Medicaid program if the House version of President Barack Obama’s health care plan is signed into law, TennCare officials said Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen said Monday that while he opposed President Barack Obama's health care plan over the projected $1.1 billion cost to Tennessee, he stands ready to prepare the state for the Medicaid expansion that the measure envisions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that seeks to broaden Tennessee's missing senior citizen alert program has been unanimously approved by the House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Legislation that would repeal the part of a Tennessee law that caps the amount the state will pay toward foster care is headed to the governor for his consideration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would require boats in Tennessee to stop for emergency vessels has been unanimously approved by the House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The House has unanimously passed a proposal that makes it illegal to sell fake urine for the purpose of falsifying a drug test.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing homes fell for a third straight month in February, pushing sales down to the lowest level since last July. There is concern the fragile housing rebound is faltering, making it harder for the overall economy to recover.
NEW YORK (AP) – Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, reported Tuesday that even while the flu season has tapered off dramatically in the last few months, its profit rose 4.5 percent during the fiscal second quarter on a boost in prescription drug sales.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve issued new rules on Tuesday to protect Americans from getting stung by unexpected fees or restrictions on gift cards.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The administration's pay czar said Tuesday that the top 25 earners at five companies still receiving extraordinary aid from the government's bailout fund will be paid an average 15 percent less in 2010 than in 2009 under his restrictions.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Federal Reserve official says record-low interest rates are still needed to energize the economic recovery.