VOL. 125 | NO. 79 | Friday, April 23, 2010
A new class action lawsuit has been filed over the practices of a Texas law firm that’s been under fire for years over the way it collects delinquent taxes from Memphis taxpayers.
Mall lures shoppers with entertainment events
Resource Entertainment Group is a Memphis-based entertainment services company with a resume full of big names and corporate clients.
The Center City Commission has hired a Minneapolis-based consulting firm to analyze the potential for more grocery options Downtown.
The board for The Regional Medical Center at Memphis decided Thursday to rescind the decision to spin off its Health Loop clinics to the Memphis Health Center.
Wednesday’s monthly meeting of the city-county Industrial Development Board brought two companies – Lucite International and Christ Community Health Services – closer to expanding their Memphis operations.
The IDB unanimously approved a 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) retention program for Lucite International to invest $90 million in its Memphis-area operation and keep 200 jobs intact.
The Metro Charter Commission has gone for the basics in deciding what to call the consolidated government they are in the process of proposing.
Early voting got a jolt on the first two days of balloting at 20 satellite sites and so did participation in the Republican county primaries.
His surname is synonymous with Memphis political history, but Patrick Crump’s passion lies in Memphis real estate.
The Tennessee Department of Labor on Thursday released county seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for March.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A new report shows the number of Tennessee school children committing zero tolerance offenses has increased 31 percent during the past decade, but there's been improvement in the past couple of years.
KNOXVILLE (AP) - Bristol Palin said she received countless phone calls and hundreds of text messages when her cell number was posted online after her mother's e-mail account was hacked. Only one really scared her.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment calling for the popular election of Tennessee's attorney general says the current process lacks accountability.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee House Speaker Kent Williams threatened to remove at least two lawmakers from the chamber on Thursday if they continued to argue over tax legislation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home sales rose sharply last month and claims for jobless benefits fell last week. The two reports Thursday sketched a picture of a modestly improving economy.
MIAMI (AP) - March home sales climbed nearly 19 percent in the South as buyers scrambled to claim federal tax credits and take advantage of affordable prices.
CHICAGO (AP) - You're finally ready to sell your house. But so are your neighbor and the couple down the street.
Curb appeal traditionally refers to how a home appears from the street. Today, with more than 90 percent of buyers shopping online, the curb is most often a virtual one. Online, a home has only seconds to grab attention before a viewer moves on; there are no do-over's for first impressions.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Mall owner Simon Property Group says it has improved its offer to help finance the bankruptcy exit of its biggest rival, General Growth Properties.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wholesale prices rose more than expected last month as food prices surged by the most in 26 years. But excluding food and energy, prices were nearly flat.
'WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy is improving, with home sales up, jobless claims down and inflation tame. Yet there are concerns the economic rebound won't get much juice from the housing market, which is being fueled by government tax breaks.
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama rebuked Wall Street for risky practices Thursday even as he sought its leaders' help for "updated, commonsense" banking regulations to head off any new financial crisis.