VOL. 131 | NO. 105 | Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies have offered their head coaching job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to reports from The Vertical and ESPN.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency plans to inspect at least a dozen apartment complexes in Memphis where federal subsidies pay tenants’ rent.
When Chip Williams came to the University of Memphis he never could have imagined that he would be going to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The biggest banks based in Memphis keep getting bigger. New figures from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis through the first quarter show broad-based improvement among banks in the Memphis-area market, from growth in net income to loans to total asset size.
The Grizzlies just about have their new coach. He is David Fizdale who comes to Memphis from being an associate coach for the Miami Heat.
The state-run Achievement School District is offering to collaborate with Shelby County Schools in a possible change of plans by the ASD for its takeover of Raleigh-Egypt Middle School in August.
Memphis City Council Budget Committee Chairman Edmund Ford Jr. likens it to the television show “Shark Tank.”
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Elvis Presley Enterprises has applied for three building permits totaling $21.6 million for its Graceland West expansion.
When I was in third grade, there was a saying posted in the front of the classroom that read “Practice Makes Perfect.” I read it so many times that eventually it became a way of approaching every task, a way of thinking.
It is reported that yet another memorable and popular former NFLer, this one a quarterback, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, or simply the concussion disease. And the report comes, as has been the rule, post-mortem. That is to say, after the subject dies.
My late father kept a paper weight on his desk at home that read: “Don’t sweat the small stuff.”
NEW YORK (AP) – CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks – a big fat zero.
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.
NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft said Wednesday it will cut up to 1,850 jobs and take a $950 million hit to its books as it attempts to salvage its rocky entrance into the smartphone market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Citibank will pay $425 million in fines to settle federal civil charges of attempting to manipulate key benchmarks used to set interest rates for investments in derivatives and U.S. Treasury bonds as well as a range of consumer loans.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government is squandering its technology budget maintaining museum-ready computer systems in critical areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. They're still using floppy disks at the Pentagon.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Most American households say their finances have strengthened slightly, but nearly half report that they would struggle to meet $400 in expenses from an unexpected emergency.