VOL. 125 | NO. 106 | Wednesday, June 2, 2010
The trees being planted along Plough Boulevard – the road leading into Memphis International Airport – represent the first tangible signs of the city’s aerotropolis initiative.
Drinking on the job will get most people fired, but Bill Huddleston has made a living doing just that for 26 years.
HOPE VI Money Signals Start of Triangle Noir Plan
The city of Memphis will be getting $22 million in federal funding from the department of Housing and Urban Development to kick off an ambitious 10 year $1 billion plan to transform the Downtown area south of FedExForum and parts of South Memphis.
Shelby County Schools recently opened two workplace health clinics, a service Mid-South employers have been slow to embrace.
Dr. Ann Payne-Johnson, a family medicine physician at Baptist Memorial Medical Group, recently began practicing medicine at Baptist Memorial Medical Group Arlington Family Medicine.
Ray’s Take: It’s a common misperception that you build wealth by making more money. Many Americans spend their careers chasing that next raise or promotion or moving to the next company that offers a better compensation plan.
The attorney for Bob Nations, head of the county’s office of emergency preparedness, said an agreement should be reached this week with the county attorney’s office for Nations to give a sworn statement.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says his gubernatorial aspirations aren't a factor in his insistence on ridding the state budget of local projects that he calls pork barrel spending.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Researchers at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library are working overtime to produce more than 160,000 pages of documents – some of them possibly holding clues to the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction activity surged in April by the largest amount in nearly a decade. The unexpected gains could mean the hardest-hit sector of the economy is starting to recover.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economic recovery gained strength on the biggest rise in construction spending in nearly a decade and the 10th straight month of expansion for the manufacturing sector.
The Federal Reserve has issued clarifications to the new law regarding overdraft fees that goes into effect July 1. The law requires banks to have customers opt-in to overdraft programs linked to debit cards.
LONDON (AP) - Bailed-out U.S. insurer AIG reported Tuesday it won't accept a lower offer for its Asian insurance business from Prudential, which proposed a $5 billion cut to calm rebellious shareholders who thought the price was too high.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether student doctors are students or employees when it comes to collecting Social Security taxes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that suspects must explicitly tell police they want to be silent to invoke Miranda protections during criminal interrogations, a decision one dissenting justice said turns defendants' rights "upside down."