VOL. 125 | NO. 127 | Thursday, July 1, 2010
Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines Corp. announced Thursday it’s scooped up Mesaba Aviation Inc. from Delta Air Lines in an acquisition that solidifies the Memphis air passenger carrier’s standing as one of the nation’s foremost independent regional airline companies.
‘Gateway Project’ aims to revitalize Pinch district
A lease agreement is in place to reopen The Pyramid as a Bass Pro Shops superstore with other attractions in the structure and around it.
In his first “virtual town hall” meeting Tuesday, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. promised that big changes are coming for the city’s General Services division.
With a thumbs up from a factory line worker, the 2 millionth solar panel rolled off the assembly line this week at the Memphis Sharp Manufacturing Plant.
With his recent joining of of McNabb, Bragorgos & Burgess, veteran attorney Marc Sorin was presented with several opportunities – not the least of which was working with his brother Richard Sorin.
Ray’s take: There are many parallels between managing weight and money.
Down a side road in the Medical Center neighborhood, past tire piles, trash-strewn lots and a makeshift sign announcing a church “coming soon to save souls,” there’s an empty, slightly overgrown field.
CHATTANOOGA (AP) – An investigation of a southeastern Tennessee physical therapy company's billing of Medicare and TennCare has led to a $1.8 million settlement.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Applications for mortgages rose last week as consumers refinanced their loans at the lowest rates in more than 50 years.
NEW YORK (AP) – As more oil from the Gulf of Mexico washes up on surrounding beaches, tourism in many Southeastern states is fading – even in areas far away from the gooey mess. But hotels from Texas to Florida and some airlines like Spirit are eager to drum up business driven away by oil fears – which means bargains aren't hard to find.
DETROIT (AP) – Ford Motor Co., the only Detroit automaker to avoid bankruptcy protection, said Wednesday it will reduce its huge debt by another $4 billion as it continues to show signs of financial strength.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats are working on a new way to jump-start their stalled election-year jobs agenda while saving unemployment benefits for hundreds of thousands of laid-off workers.
RACINE, Wis. (AP) – President Barack Obama says the global economy is forcing the U.S. to compete "like never before" with other countries and that his administration is moving on many fronts to bring jobs back home.