VOL. 125 | NO. 118 | Friday, June 18, 2010
ACORN Research LLC, a company that provides the scientific expertise and administrative support for oncology practices to participate in clinical drug trials, is in economic recovery mode.
If elected governor, Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam said he will be “hands on” in economic development. But Haslam said parts of such a policy like land use should remain local decisions.
A bottling plant, a luxury hotel and a research laboratory will soon see a combined $17.5 million in funding that Shelby County received through federal stimulus recovery zone facility bonds.
TOKYO (AP) – Toyota will resume construction of a dormant plant in Northeast Mississippi, hiring 2,000 workers with the goal of building compact Corolla sedans by the fall of 2011, the Japanese automaker said Thursday.
Leo Bearman Jr., who next month will have been practicing law for 50 years, is such a towering figure in the city’s legal community that his longtime secretary resorts to classic literature to describe him.
It’s likely you’ve never met her, but you know who she is: The powerhouse real estate agent with the blonde helmet hairstyle and cell phone glued to her ear. After all, Judy McLellan’s image has been a fixture at bus stops, in advertising and on billboards for years.
A new and improved security checkpoint for Terminal B at Memphis International Airport is one step closer to reality.
The alleged leader of the largest and most violent drug organization ever tried in Memphis federal court is accused of getting a weapon twice while in the Memphis Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) last fall.
The party’s over.
NEW YORK (AP) - Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages backed off from yearly lows this week, but still remain historically cheap.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped last week after three straight declines, another sign that the pace of layoffs has not slowed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are reconsidering the rules that govern high-speed Internet connections - wading into a bitter policy dispute that could be tied up in court for years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chastened by heavy criticism from lawmakers, a grim-faced BP chief executive Tony Hayward said Thursday he was "deeply sorry" for his company's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the search of a police officer's personal, sometimes sexually explicit, messages on a government-owned pager, saying it did not violate his constitutional rights.