VOL. 124 | NO. 111 | Tuesday, June 9, 2009
It may be the only time Allen Stanford and the federal agency that helped dismantle his financial empire find something they can agree on.
Less than a week after he insisted the Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center would remain a part of city government, Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton reversed course Monday.
Sometimes people who have made the wrong choices in life become so burdened by guilt they become resigned to being bad. Antonio Owens helps them confront that guilt so they can live a good life.
Mortgage activity went lockstep with home sales in May, registering a disappointing – albeit slight – decline from the previous month as industry experts hoped for better numbers.
With the closure of its Memphis distribution center this year, Memphis-based Orgill Inc. now is shedding jobs in anticipation of a previously announced shutdown.
6490 Mount Moriah Road Ext., Memphis, TN 38115, Permit Amount: $1.1 Million -
DH MR Partners, the owners of a building at 6490 Mount Moriah Road Ext. that houses Mid-South Nephrology Consultants, has filed a $1.1 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to build the shell for a new 20,000-square-foot dialysis center and vascular surgery center.
NEW YORK (AP) - FedEx Corp. is set to launch a multimillion dollar marketing campaign on Tuesday against chief rival UPS Inc., arguing the world's largest shipping carrier is the driving force behind a bill that would make it easier for FedEx workers to unionize.
NASHVILLE (AP) – One of the main supporters of legislation to keep the state Ethics Commission independent hopes to convince lawmakers that it should be given a chance to operate under new leadership before being merged with the Registry of Election Finance.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's April general fund tax collections came in $112 million below expectations.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee consumers can have wine shipped directly to their homes under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Bredesen.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to throw out prosecution evidence against two white supremacists charged with plotting to kill President Barack Obama and dozens of other black people.
ATLANTA (AP) – SunTrust Banks Inc. reported Monday that it has raised nearly all of the $2.16 billion in capital required under the government’s stress tests.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the United Steelworkers of America were headed into national contract talks with the recession as a backdrop and job security a key priority.
DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines will test fuel-saving technology and tactics on a Paris-to-Miami flight this week that the carrier and federal officials hope will help make the case for a new navigation system.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is refusing to hear an appeal from two former top executives of Tyco International that challenges their convictions for fraud and larceny involving more than $100 million in bonuses.
NEW YORK (AP) - Credit card holders who in ordinary years might have used their tax refunds to pay down their balances apparently spent the money elsewhere as the recession deepened in the first quarter.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The world's airlines will collectively lose $9 billion this year – nearly double the previous projections – and face a slow recovery as the economic crisis saps air travel and cargo demand, an industry body warned Monday.
Peter J. Walsh, the owner of Walsh Dodge in Jersey City, N.J., started out selling used cars in his hometown 28 years ago after the birth of his daughter. He slowly built his business, and felt as if he'd finally made it when he earned his Chrysler shingle in 2000.
The economy's tailspin gave way to a more controlled descent in the spring, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of economic stress in more than 3,100 U.S. counties. Still, troubles persist in California related to the housing bust and in the Midwest, pounded by manufacturing layoffs.