VOL. 130 | NO. 57 | Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Memphis civic and business leaders are in the early stages of talking with an anonymous donor about lighting the Harahan Bridge while a Memphis-based movie theater titan is exploring building a new theater Downtown.
Former NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be in Memphis Friday, March 27, to announce the endowment of a $30,000 scholarship fund for seniors at Booker T. Washington High School.
Victory Bicycle Studio preparing to expand, hunting for new location
When he’s not busy selling bikes and hooking anyone he can deep into bike culture, Victory Bicycle Studio owner Clark Butcher is thinking about the next location of his business.
On the first Saturday of spring, a group of eight protesters blocked overflow Memphis Zoo parking on the Overton Park greensward for several hours.
The state-run Achievement School District is changing the leadership of its Frayser public schools.
Some politicians considering a bid for president will talk a lot about the details of running a nationwide campaign at a point like this – more than a year and a half until the Presidential general election but less than a year out from the Presidential primaries.
The University of Memphis baseball team is riding a 10-game winning streak, but the most amazing part of that streak is that the Tigers have played eight games consecutive games without postponement.
His plan to make Jack Sammons his new chief administrative officer is stalled – at best – but other parts of Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s election-year overhaul of his administration are starting to move.
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The long-awaited goal of an indoor practice facility for the University of Memphis football team is becoming a reality.
Health care is always in the news: advances in health care technology, groundbreaking research, and health care disparities are just a few. Yet there’s one story we rarely hear: the role of hospital or medical center related health care foundations.
It’s a little-known fact, but a few years ago I started a trip-planning business.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – An effort to revive Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal is advancing in the state Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators about whether consumers are fully informed about the fees.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred, and in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One page flipped, then another, ever faster as President Barack Obama marveled at its efficiency.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will consider whether satellite provider DirecTV can cut off a class action lawsuit and force customers suing over early termination fees into private arbitration hearings instead.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Slightly more Americans bought homes in February, but tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather point to sluggish sales in the coming few months.