VOL. 125 | NO. 87 | Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Wade-Oldham Matchup In August Sheriff's Race
Interim County Mayor Joe Ford became the Democratic nominee for mayor in the August county general elections Tuesday night.
HopeWorks, with a reputation for turning people’s lives around, now has the tracking data to prove it.
GTx Inc. is pressing ahead with the development of a drug for muscle wasting in cancer patients after ending its partnership with Merck.
Yet another company has been drawn to Memphis because of the city’s distribution infrastructure.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors on Tuesday released its March data, confirming that the homebuyers tax credit had a positive effect on home sales.
Ray’s Take: I once met parents whose daughter informed them she was going to Duke University.
The owner of the most expensive piece of real estate in Shelby County isn’t finished challenging its 2009 appraisal.
Like many air passenger carriers, Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines Corp. was hit hard in the first three months of 2010 by brutal weather and a bumpy economy.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. reported Tuesday double-digit sales growth for a half-dozen of its top medicines and favorable currency rates fueled a 7 percent jump in first-quarter sales, but large charges for its November deal to buy Schering-Plough Corp. pulled profit down sharply.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The University of Tennessee and other public universities have a right to put restrictions and conditions on media coverage of athletic events, according to an opinion by state Attorney General Bob Cooper.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The dark waters of the Cumberland River slowly started to ebb Tuesday as residents who frantically fled the deadly flash floods returned home to find mud-caked floors and soggy furniture. Rescuers prayed they would not find more bodies as the floodwaters receded.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Election officials in Nashville have delayed the city's local primary because of flooding.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is tapping into the state's reserve fund to pay for $41 million in cuts to the state's budget forecast for the year.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — The Jonesboro City Council has scheduled public hearings to discuss a proposal for a special election to ask voters for a half-cent sales tax increase.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nearly 250 Head Start workers from across Mississippi gathered Tuesday in Jackson for a Healthy Living and Eating Summit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprisingly busy month for U.S. factories and a surge in home buying are the latest signs that the economic recovery is picking up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional officials say Democratic and Republican negotiators on a sweeping overhaul of banking regulations have agreed to jettison a $50 billion liquidation fund from the bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to entice employers to keep early retirees on their medical plans, the Obama administration announced Tuesday it's making $5 billion available until the safety net of the new health care law is in place.