VOL. 130 | NO. 79 | Thursday, April 23, 2015
It was a perfectly rational question from the perspective of the person asking it, but a flat-out crazy question if you were Marc Gasol.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee General Assembly adjourned for the year on Wednesday following an often contentious session highlighted by the passage of legislation that would allow handgun-carry permit holders to be armed in any state park, and the failed attempt to make the Bible the official state book.
The new city panel that would guide the long-term development and possible expansion of Beale Street isn’t quite ready to begin work yet.
New Brooks Museum leader appreciates the power of art
She’s new here, both as a resident of the city and as the executive director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
Twelve Memphis ad agencies are headed to the national level of the American Advertising Awards after bringing home 29 awards at the regional level.
The city of Memphis’ information technology department recently signed a new lease for office space at Pembroke Square Downtown.
The bottom line on the Shelby County Schools budget proposal headed to Shelby County Commissioners is $973.5 million, but the dollar figure commissioners will be considering is $14 million.
When veteran designer Natalie Lieberman moved back to her native Memphis a little over a year ago from Atlanta – where she worked in hotel design as well as for restaurant design powerhouse Johnson Studio – she soon set about building an enterprise of her own.
In a sure sign that the local economy is in rebound mode, the Memphis-area commercial real estate market is heating up with the industrial and office sectors producing strong gains.
Ray’s take: Inflation is one of the financial facts of life. You cannot control it, and you do not know what it will be in the future. Inflation is a silent thief.
“Once again, as Eli swung around the dark trees and onto the lawn, the children fled.” – Philip Roth, in “Eli, the Fanatic” (1959).
Tennessee’s legislators spent hours this session arguing over guns and whether to pass a law making the Bible the state book of Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee lawmakers are mulling a move out of their underground office complex to a building next to the Capitol that until recently was designated for demolition.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee legislature has passed a bill that would allow jurors to see photographs of murder victims when they were still alive.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Senate has voted to allow Tennessee motorcyclists to ride without helmets in parades or funerals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A House panel has defeated a proposal to ban alcohol sales to people with three or more drunken driving convictions.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home sales bloomed in March after a brutal winter, a sign of possible newfound momentum for housing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google is offering a wireless phone service designed to pressure major carriers such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless into lowering their prices.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government is relying on new technology and a bit of luck to track a listeria outbreak linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.