VOL. 123 | NO. 91 | Thursday, May 8, 2008
The city of Memphis is facing a federal lawsuit claiming that a drainage ditch it built in Southeast Memphis about 30 years ago has not been kept up properly.
When a professional athlete goes to trial, the media shines a bright light.
Maureen T. Holland, member and owner of Holland & Associates PLLC, has been practicing holistic law since 2000.
Belz Enterprises Inc. will complete a $1 million facelift on the Gateway Shopping Center at 3230 Jackson Ave. in the Berclair neighborhood of North Memphis, company officials have confirmed.
Memphis biopharmaceutical company GTx Inc. has filed suit against the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp., which is under investigation for inflating certain borrowers' fees, has acknowledged that it has made errors and pledged to take steps to improve its operations.
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton tried to talk the City Council down from cutting $93 million in city funding to Memphis City Schools as he talked this week of reinventing and blowing up parts of a school system he said is ripe for change.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Republican version of a sweeping lottery scholarships proposal is on its way to a Senate floor vote.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen on Wednesday announced Tennessee will eliminate more than 2,000 state jobs, or 5 percent of the work force, as part of an effort to shore up the state's budget.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The worst of the nation's credit crisis may have passed, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Wednesday, though he acknowledged rising gas prices will blunt the effect of 130 million economic stimulus checks.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal that would require parental consent before child care agencies could discuss sexual abuse prevention with a child is headed to the governor for his consideration.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A bill to legalize and regulate "mixed martial arts" competitions in Tennessee passed the House but stalled in a Senate committee on Tuesday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A House panel has killed a proposal to ban passengers from drinking alcohol in cars.