VOL. 126 | NO. 68 | Thursday, April 7, 2011
The Tennessee Supreme Court is in Jackson, Tenn., Thursday to hear a Memphis civil case involving allegations of child sexual abuse by a Catholic priest that could change the criteria for hearing such claims.
Real estate veteran focused on selling forgotten warehouses
This year marks Gene Woods’ 40th year of marketing industrial properties in the Memphis area for Colliers International.
Millington leaders broke ground Thursday on the long-awaited $26 million extension of Veterans Parkway.
Wild songbirds provided the music for a springtime scene straight out of a fairy tale, as Snow White – illuminated in sunshine and surrounded by blossoming trees – read a story to a wide-eyed little girl seated at her side.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division officials Wednesday unveiled a set of 69 proposed sites for stations to charge electric vehicles.
Most people have either played against or can envision the worst kind of “Monopoly” player.
The Wharton administration has $22.7 million of anticipated red ink going into the new fiscal year that begins July 1.
If there will be talks to settle the schools consolidation lawsuit out of court, they will probably be conducted out of the public spotlight as much as possible and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. probably will be the circumspect moderator.
Spending two days in a room with strangers may sound like existential drama to some people.
Lucie Brackin is a family lawyer at The Landers Firm PLLC, a Memphis-based law firm that focuses on family law with a strong concentration on dispute resolution as an alternative to litigation.
Ray’s Take: With the continued economic pressure on many families, it’s easy to get into a financial jam. When that happens, family members often turn to relatives for help, and that could be you.
Never let it be said that the Oxford English Dictionary staff are unaware that some people want to mark themselves as – well, what would the word be?
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is paying his department heads significantly more than their counterparts made in the administration of the former Democratic governor.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The House State and Local Government Committee has delayed for a week a vote on a bill that attempts to identify the number of illegal immigrant children in the state's public schools.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The House State and Local Government Committee has passed a bill requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls.
NEW YORK (AP) – Dish Network Corp.'s agreement to buy Blockbuster Inc.'s assets out of bankruptcy could keep the movie-rental chain and its blue-and-gold logo from disappearing.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Unemployment rates are falling in most metro areas across the country, suggesting that recent nationwide gains in hiring are widespread and not limited to a few healthy regions.
NEW YORK (AP) – A late Easter, lingering cold weather and rising gas prices are squeezing discretionary spending this spring, according to data being released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate's second ranking Democrat said Wednesday that negotiators on the budget are making progress but that conservative GOP policy prescriptions remain obstacles as they scramble to avert a government shutdown this weekend.
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) – Pitching the promise of energy independence, President Barack Obama cautioned Wednesday that it's going to be tough to transition from America's oil-dependent economy and acknowledged there's little he can do to lower gas prices over the short term.
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) – President Barack Obama is warning that a government shutdown would hurt typical families and halt the recovery of the American economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With an ambitious plan that's short on details, House Republicans are calling for big cuts in corporate and individual income tax rates, financed by eliminating scores of credits, deductions and exemptions, many enjoyed by millions of taxpayers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Newly sworn Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman is staying on the sidelines of a contentious proposal to curb teachers’ collective bargaining rights in Tennessee.