VOL. 124 | NO. 101 | Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Shifting school attendance zones and deciding where to build or close schools will still be controversial for those who lead the Shelby County school system.
The commercial real estate sales volume slowed to a crawl in April, reaching only half of what it was the same month a year ago.
As the new dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, his tasks are to renovate a 33-year-old building, raise the money to pay for the improvements and revamp a program that was once ranked among the best in the nation.
Shelby County Commission member Mike Ritz says that if the city of Memphis dropped its appeal in the court battle over school funding, the two governing bodies could talk through their differences.
3549 Norriswood Ave., Memphis, TN 38111, Sale Amount: $7.3 Million -
The Wesley Highland Manor senior nursing facility at 3549 Norriswood Ave. near the University of Memphis has sold for $7.3 million to FC Highlands LLC, a single-purpose entity related to Alpharetta, Ga.-based Formation Capital.
MIAMI (AP) – Diane Peek needed to move from Georgia to central Florida, but for six months no one even showed interest in the house she and her husband built outside Atlanta.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. inspectors would conduct more checks of overseas aircraft repair stations under a House bill approved Thursday that seeks to address safety concerns as major airlines send maintenance work overseas.
NEW YORK (AP) - After creating a plan to radically alter American International Group Inc.'s operations to help repay billions in government loans, chairman and chief executive Edward Liddy is leaving his vision for the insurer in the hands of a whole new set of managers.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. government could eventually own a majority stake in GMAC Financial Services following its latest $7.5 billion aid package to the ailing auto financing company.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department's watchdog has uncovered improper backdating of cash infusions at six thrifts including IndyMac, in an investigation that already has prompted the removal of the federal thrift agency's acting director.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is backing President Barack Obama's efforts to ramp up the war in Afghanistan, granting his request for $91.3 billion for military and diplomatic operations there and in Iraq.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama granted the Pentagon new power to rein in wasteful defense spending Friday, a change he said was long overdue.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal seizure of struggling Florida thrift BankUnited FSB is expected to cost the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. $4.9 billion, representing the second-largest hit to the FDIC's insurance fund since the financial crisis began felling banks last year.