VOL. 123 | NO. 86 | Thursday, May 1, 2008
One of the first items to enter the news cycle this week was the U.S. military involvement in Iraq and the possibility of conflict with Iran.
Saud y Al Sanea has seen temptation in the form of an iPod. It's not the iPod itself. The temptation is the card needed to upload music from iTunes to fill the iPod.
William W. Dunlap Jr., a member at Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC, recently was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers as a Fellow.
Memphis strip clubs received a reprieve this week from a beer ban the club owners claim will drive them out of business if it ever takes effect.
His replacement confirmed by the U.S. Senate last month, U.S. District Judge James D. Todd of Jackson, Tenn., announced this week that he is taking senior status effective May 20.
NASHVILLE (AP) - All public records requests would have to be responded to in seven business days under changes made to an open records bill advancing in the House.
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice William Barker announced his retirement Tuesday from the high court, but the justices have already agreed on Justice Janice Holder of Memphis to be the new chief justice once Barker retires Sept. 1.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen said Wednesday the state budget situation will require an unspecified number of layoffs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve cut a key interest rate by a quarter-point Wednesday, a smaller move than the aggressive easing it undertook earlier this year. There were signs the Fed may believe it has done enough to prevent a deep recession.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal to extend the sunset provision for the creation of new public charter schools is advancing in the House.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee Chief Justice William M. Barker's retirement clears the way for Justice Janice M. Holder of Memphis to become the state's first female chief justice.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The bruised economy limped through the first quarter, growing at just a 0.6 percent pace as housing and credit problems forced people and businesses alike to hunker down.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government would give emergency loans to around 1 million troubled borrowers under a new housing-assistance plan developed by a federal bank regulator.