VOL. 131 | NO. 83 | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
A construction crew of nearly 500 is at work turning what is now a steel frame into Tennessee’s first Ikea store. This week, the crew began installing Ikea’s trademark cobalt-blue walls on the western edge of what will be a self-serve warehouse.
Almost two years after Tennessee voters approved an amendment to the Tennessee Constitution limiting abortion access, a federal judge in Nashville has ordered a recount of the vote – not a new vote but a recounting of the 2014 election returns.
When Memphis hits a dirty dozen list – whether it’s for crime, or education attainment, or poverty – those ratings are based on Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area data.
The ever-moving story of whether Keelon Lawson, father of freshmen forwards Dedric and K.J. Lawson, would have a place on the new University of Memphis basketball staff has taken another turn.
SPECIAL EDITION Law Week 2016
Monice Moore Hagler grew up in a real estate family. Her father owned a real estate company and her brothers studied finance and real estate before going on to become brokers.
Seventeen years ago, there were three newly minted judicial commissioners working at the Criminal Justice Center.
While their folks are still getting settled over in the front office at The Commercial Appeal, Gannett announces Monday an $815 million offer to buy Tribune Publishing which would put The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune in the expanding USA Today family.
Shelby County Commissioners put off a vote Monday, April 25, on funding related to police in-car and body cameras for the District Attorney General’s office.
The on-court business of the season finished – the San Antonio Spurs made sure of that – the Grizzlies now turn to the offseason.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
Business was good and getting better. This was 2010 and Huston Akins steadily had grown his private investigative and security operation. But his contract with Kroger was the cornerstone.
Two years ago this summer, the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy had raised $52 million to start its “Heart of the Park” work that is scheduled to open in the late summer and early fall.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s race to not only digitize patient medical records but to improve the IT processes and technology around those records and throughout the organization has added Methodist to a distinguished club.
For authentic innovation to occur at an organization, you have to craft the culture of a place to accept and embrace new ways of working together and being in the market.
Where’s the money? How do you process gifts?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is appealing a ruling that allowed a union vote ultimately won by the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Legislature on Friday passed a measure that would reduce and eventually eliminate the Hall tax on investment income.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A task force studying how lawyers are compensated for work with defendants who are unable to afford legal counsel will be holding sessions in West Tennessee this week to hear from the public.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Dipping Gulf Coast casino revenue dragged down Mississippi's statewide gambling totals in March.
NEW YORK (AP) — Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the owner of USA Today control of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers.
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government has closed an investigation into Honda's failure to report deaths and injuries, saying that the company has met all of its obligations.