VOL. 124 | NO. 120 | Monday, June 22, 2009
Norfolk Southern Corp.’s plan to develop a multimillion-dollar, multi-acre intermodal facility in Fayette County cleared a political hurdle Thursday night, moving the massive project one step closer to reality.
A few years ago, in the midst of sweeping bank consolidations that brought institutions such as Regions Bank and SunTrust Inc. to the area, the owners and directors of Fidelity National Bank in West Memphis let everyone know they wanted no part of a merger or acquisition.
Federal prosecutors and financial regulators have unveiled new civil and criminal charges against disgraced Texas financier Allen Stanford and several former subordinates.
From its days as a horseracing track in the latter half of the 19th century, the Mid-South Fairgrounds has a long and captivating history, including a fair share of disputes over the best uses for the sprawling property that sits in the middle of Memphis.
Eric Barnes is the publisher of The Memphis News, The Daily News and Chandler Reports.
Happy birthday to us.
There are several reasons for the financial problems, but The MED “would be burning cash at an even higher rate” had it not made the budget cuts, said Claude Watts, the interim CEO and a consultant for FTI Cambio, a firm that helps struggling hospitals implement turnaround programs.
A Jill Scott song could have inspired the menu and atmosphere inside The Upper Crust.
Capt. John Van Cleef is executive director of the Salvation Army in San Diego, where the nation’s first Kroc Center was completed in 2002.
Parents of young children often find themselves shedding their favorite hobbies and pastimes in favor of family time. But a group of live music lovers say children and rock music can coexist.
NEW YORK (AP) – European oil giant Total S.A. blocked Valero Energy Corp. from buying Dow Chemical Co.’s stake in a Dutch refinery Friday, instead choosing Russia’s Lukoil Co. for the lucrative venture.
NEW YORK (AP) – A number of executives of banks that received federal bailout money have continued to use corporate jets for personal reasons despite controversy over such perks, according to a Friday report.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A House panel has subpoenaed documents that lawmakers say could shed new light on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's role in Bank of America's acquisition of Merrill Lynch.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to regain momentum on a core issue of Barack Obama's presidency, House Democrats on Friday unveiled legislation they said would cover virtually all the nearly 50 million uninsured Americans.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - As if charging $15 to check a bag weren't enough, two airlines are asking for $5 more beginning this summer if you pay at the check-in counter – a fee on top of a fee.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he is committed to a comprehensive immigration overhaul that includes a way that illegal immigrants can become U.S. citizens.