VOL. 124 | NO. 76 | Monday, April 20, 2009
One person was injured and three others narrowly escaped injury late Sunday morning when the brick facade of the Denny's restaurant at Union and Third collapsed.
The first three months of 2009 saw some changes at the Shelby County Courthouse.
Several bills are pending in both houses of the Tennessee General Assembly with support from Memphis-area lawmakers that propose new or updated rules for a specific corner of the financial services industry.
The Beale Street Merchants Association has joined the thickening legal fray over the finances of the entertainment district.
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Janice Holder appeared to be in the mood to talk about basketball referees when she spoke at the Kiwanis Club of Memphis last week. At least that’s how she began remarks that have stirred the boiling pot that is the Tennessee Legislature’s debate on how best to select appeals court judges.
The Daily News and its sister weekly publication, The Memphis News, have joined the growing ranks of companies using Twitter to get their message out.
Sweet Bistro Memphis, the place in Cooper-Young where people could go for a slice of Bavarian strawberry cake or a tipsy mango martini to top off a dinner, closed its doors Wednesday.
The co-founders of Firefly, a new system that makes editing Web pages easy for the computer-challenged, filed their patent application two weeks ago and have landed their first clients.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Knoxville real estate developer Doug Horne has decided against joining the 2010 governor's race, state Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Regions Financial Corp. surprised investors with good news Thursday, saying it expects to report a profit for the first quarter when most analysts had predicted a significant loss.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A court hearing continues in Jackson for two white supremacists accused of plotting to kill President Barack Obama and dozens of other black people.
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has set up cameras and Web site so motorists can check road conditions before they head through a construction area along interstates 40 and 55 at West Memphis.
ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines Inc. no longer is outsourcing reservation calls to India after years of complaints from customers who preferred to speak to someone in the United States.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Pfizer Inc. will pool resources to create a new company to develop and sell HIV medicines, leveraging a small investment into the No. 2 market position.
ATLANTA (AP) - UPS Inc. said Friday that talks with DHL about carrying some of its air packages have ended, scuttling a venture that originally was expected to generate up to $1 billion in annual revenue for the world's largest shipping carrier.
NEW YORK (AP) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. is suing Hilton Hotels Corp. and two of its executives, saying its rival stole secrets about Starwood's luxury brands.
NEW YORK (AP) - For big banks like Citigroup, the first quarter of 2009 may turn out to be the best of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - General Electric Co.'s first-quarter earnings fell 36 percent as profits tumbled at its troubled finance arm, but the results beat Wall Street forecasts in a glimmer of good news for the struggling company.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A flurry of better-than-expected bank earnings reports this week, coupled with some tentatively encouraging economic data, suggest the economy and the financial system might not be quite as sick as many had believed.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Corp. Chief Executive Fritz Henderson said Friday that a bankruptcy filing is "probable" because of the restructuring goals GM must meet to get more government loans, but that isn't the company's preferred option.
DETROIT (AP) - The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors Corp. on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler LLC before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The EPA on Friday declared that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases sent off by cars and many industrial plants "endanger public health and welfare," setting the stage for regulating them under federal clean air laws.