VOL. 125 | NO. 61 | Tuesday, March 30, 2010
The ownership of CKX Inc., the company that owns 85 percent of Elvis Presley Enterprises and is pursuing a $250 million revamp of Graceland and the surrounding area, may be getting all shook up.
Opera Memphis seeks to fill director’s shoes
Songs of farewell are staples of operatic repertoire, but supporters of Opera Memphis soon will be singing a new lament.
The Federal Housing Administration will enact a couple of changes in its loan procedures, including one going into effect next week, but how much they bear on home sales remains to be seen.
Former state Sen. John Ford of Memphis is no longer a prisoner at the Memphis Federal Correctional Institution.
Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton said he and U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, may agree on some issues as they campaign in the August Democratic primary for the 9th District congressional seat.
Tennessee always had an inside track on winning a share of federal Race to the Top funding.
The federal government’s investment in more than half a dozen Memphis-area banks through the financial industry rescue program keeps paying dividends.
The case of two rural West Tennessee men accused of plotting to kill President Barack Obama at his inauguration ended Monday as the second of the two suspects pleaded guilty.
In the end it was about money, not message, Bill Gibbons said last week as he ended his bid to become only the state’s third governor from Shelby County.
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American Esoteric Laboratories has formally bought the land where it will build a $14.3 million lab and headquarters for the company’s Mid-South division.
CHICAGO (AP) - FedEx Corp. reported Monday that it will put four electric trucks into service in the Los Angeles area starting in June.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen and lawmakers are celebrating Tennessee being named one of two states to qualify for federal "Race to the Top" education money.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dollar General Corp. promoted two executives in its supply-chain and personnel divisions, the bargain store said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Association of Realtors spent $5.6 million lobbying the federal government in the 2009 fourth quarter as it pressed for measures to aid the hobbled housing market, according to a recent disclosure form.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Association of Mortgage Brokers spent $425,000 in the fourth quarter to lobby the federal government on housing and other issues, according to a disclosure report.
NEW YORK (AP) - British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC reported Monday it is launching a program in the U.S. to provide free vaccines to adults who don't have health insurance.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Treasury Department reported Monday it will begin selling the stake it owns in Citigroup Inc., which could result in a profit to the government of about $7.5 billion.
NEW YORK (AP) - Boeing Co. has reported that the results of a key airworthiness test for its long delayed 787 are "positive," but it will be weeks before the aircraft maker can say whether it's a success.
NEW YORK (AP) - A former IBM senior executive pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges arising from what prosecutors call the largest insider trading case in hedge fund history.