VOL. 126 | NO. 127 | Thursday, June 30, 2011
It’s been briefed several times over, unsuccessfully mediated three times and adorned with a fresh supply of depositions.
Businesses find group events serve dual purposes
Some local businesses are attracting customers by hosting running groups, and seemingly, it’s a win for both sides with the venues getting more people coming through the doors and participants gaining much appreciated motivation in their quest to stay active.
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has won the dismissal of a securities fraud case brought against it by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2009.
Canada-based manufacturer Kruger Inc. is still weighing several choices of locales where the company would like to pursue a major capital investment.
Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines Corp. has made two moves designed to increase working capital of the Pinnacle subsidiary Colgan Air Inc.
Medtronic Inc. has responded to a series of articles published in Spine Journal claiming surgeons on the company’s payroll failed to disclose complications that arose during clinical trials of a bone-growth protein. Minneapolis-based Medtronic’s Spinal and Biologics Business is in Memphis.
Former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy drove to Memphis Tuesday, June 28, from Nashville to speak at an Urban Land Institute program on infrastructure held at the University of Memphis.
The Daily News won 12 awards in 10 categories during the 2011 Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards, including three first-place finishes. Held by the Atlanta chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the 61st annual Green Eyeshade contest recognizes outstanding journalism produced in an 11-state Southern region.
Tennessee’s first-ever paired kidney transplants, which involve living donors matched with patients through a national registry, were performed this week in Memphis by surgeons at Methodist University Hospital, 1265 Union Ave.
Before Lodie Biggs ever stepped foot into law school, he was coached on business ethics from his Depression-era grandfather.
Ray’s Take: Where American patriots fought for independence, today’s Americans are often indentured servants to the tyranny of crippling debt for most of their lives. Don’t think it’s too late for you to make a change. Make a stand for your freedom starting today and make a plan to throw off the shackles of debt forever.
A couple weeks back, I mentioned the film “Hot Coffee,” a documentary centered around the infamous 1994 McDonald’s case.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media is exploring the possibility of starting an innocence/wrongful conviction project.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Individuals who have received help from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program since last July must wait until Oct. 1 to reapply for benefits.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer is making week-long tours of major construction projects across the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Unemployment rates rose last month in more than half of the nation's largest metro areas, driven higher by weak private-sector hiring and natural disasters.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is strongly criticizing a Republican proposal that would prioritize interest payments on the nation's debt and cut spending rather than raise the borrowing limit.
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a blunt challenge to Republicans in Congress, President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that elimination of selected tax breaks for oil companies and the super-wealthy must be included in any deficit reduction plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is poised to limit the fees that banks can charge retailers for swiping debit cards to 21 cents, a higher cap than initially proposed.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sixteen Democratic senators want the Justice Department to look into whether voting rights are being jeopardized in states that require photo identification in order for people to vote.
CINCINNATI (AP) – In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati handed the administration a victory Wednesday by agreeing that the government can require a minimum amount of insurance for Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people who signed contracts to buy homes rose sharply in May. But the influx of spring buyers wasn't enough to signal a rebound in the struggling housing market.
NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America and its Countrywide unit will pay $8.5 billion to settle claims that the lenders sold poor-quality mortgage-backed securities that went sour when the housing market collapsed.