VOL. 131 | NO. 63 | Tuesday, March 29, 2016
To find 31 point and 13 rebounds in the Grizzlies’ locker room, you would have had to gather two or three players together. But in the locker room of the San Antonio Spurs, all those points and rebounds were in one place, in the person of forward LaMarcus Aldridge after the Spurs had defeated the Grizzlies 101-87 on Monday, March 28 at FedExForum.
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy and David Porter's The Consortium Memphis Music Town group are teaming up to put on a three-day, lakeside music festival at Shelby Farms Park in September on the park's new event stage.
For a second time in three weeks, an ordinance to put a referendum on the August ballot to do away with county government term limits failed to get seven votes on the Shelby County Commission.
A working group of the Riverfront Development Corporation is recommending that the city and a new subcommittee of the RDC work with both of the finalists it has selected to run Mud Island River Park.
The dust has settled after New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week, and several Memphis startups have returned home as winners.
The Memphis traffic is again heavy on the Interstate to Nashville as the Senate state and local government committee meets Tuesday to pick up where it left off with the still-forming version the upper chamber is crafting of the de-annexation bill.
Memphis-based Compass Laboratory Services has hired much of the workforce of a Birmingham, Ala., cardiology lab company that recently filed bankruptcy.
Tennessee state senators go back to work Tuesday, March 29, in Nashville on a modified de-annexation bill.
When Zack Perry and Nicole Heckman were kicking around names for the innovation consultancy they launched a little more than a year ago, they focused on the way they wanted to help bring change to organizations.
As is often the case these days, news of a player’s intention to transfer was delivered by the player himself via social media. So it was that Avery Woodson informed all, through a post on Twitter, that he would be leaving the University of Memphis basketball program.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
Dr. Kathy Mitchener’s philosophy on treating animals is pretty simple. More than just treating an illness or pain, she believes in a holistic approach to medical care.
When we get called into a company it is often because a very expensive innovation effort failed.
“We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even true amongst larger nonprofits that are under-resourced.
What are we NOT doing? Not long after I was hired at Obsidian, I was passing another recently hired team member in the hall, and I asked him how he was adjusting to the new job. He said, “I just keep thinking, ‘What am I not doing?’” At that moment, I thought, “What a great question!”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A proposal that would seal police body camera footage from the public is gaining traction in the legislature as open records and civil rights advocates cry foul.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal scientists say the chance of damaging earthquakes hitting east of the Rockies has increased significantly, much of it a man-made byproduct of drilling for energy. Oklahoma now has a 1 in 8 chance of damaging quakes in 2016, surpassing California as the state with the highest probability.
NEW YORK (AP) – Business economists are more pessimistic, predicting weaker growth in corporate profit and the economy than they were late last year, a survey found.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers barely increased their spending in February and spent less in January than the government had earlier estimated. The pullback led some analysts to downgrade their expectations for the economy's growth during the January-March quarter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, with purchases surging in the Midwest ahead of the traditional spring buying season.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation's top health officials are stepping up calls to require doctors to log in to pill-tracking databases before prescribing painkillers and other high-risk drugs.