VOL. 125 | NO. 140 | Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Former Memphis Congressman Harold Ford Jr. made it official Wednesday endorsing his uncle, Joe Ford, in the Aug. 5 race for Shelby County mayor.
Madison Hotel offers sunsets, river views and parties on Thursdays
Thursday night is party night in Memphis, at least from mid-April until the end of August on the rooftop of the Madison Hotel.
He wasn’t saying “I told you so,” but he came close.
Norfolk Southern Corp. is about to clear the final hurdle needed to begin work on its Rossville intermodal terminal, where cargo containers will be transferred between trucks and trains.
The federal government will apparently seek the federal death penalty against alleged drug kingpin Craig Petties.
Bass Pro Shops has plans for a swamp-like base at The Pyramid according to new and still tentative plans for The Pyramid.
Memphis is one of 10 cities where Kitchen Tune-Up wants to give away a franchise to a United States military veteran.
What great news! After 85 days and millions of gallons of oil spilling into the waters off Louisiana’s coast, the flow has been stopped.
Ron Ramsey and Zach Wamp each said last week in Memphis they are peaking at the right time in the Republican race for governor.
Kimberly Crafton has joined Memphis Goodwill Industries as director of marketing and public relations.
There are fundamental experiences we share as a collective generation – experiences that shape what our values are, how we prefer to communicate, what we buy, and what factors influence those buying decisions most.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Valley Authority customers paying a sixth straight month of higher fuel cost adjustments in August will see increases ranging between $1 and $2 on typical residential bills.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Primary contests for each of Tennessee's three open congressional seats feature at least one candidate spending a hefty amount of their own money in efforts to secure the Republican nomination.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The unemployment rate fell in most states in June, mainly because more people gave up searching for work and were no longer counted.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home construction plunged last month to the lowest level since October as the economy remained weak and demand for housing plummeted.
WASHINGTON (AP) – More than 40 percent of homeowners seeking help from the Obama administration's flagship effort to rescue those at risk of foreclosure have dropped out of the program.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that the agency has been revamped and has stepped up enforcement since the financial crisis. Agency officials are also ready to write new rules for companies affected by the sweeping legislation that is about to become law, she told House lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Legislation to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months broke free of Senate Republican delaying tactics on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, which he calls a common sense bill to ensure that women get paid as well as men for equal work.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Transportation Department fired back at two airline consultants who say the rule that puts a three-hour limit on tarmac delays is harming travelers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing toward an election-year Supreme Court confirmation vote, a polarized Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved Elena Kagan to be the fourth female justice.