VOL. 123 | NO. 142 | Tuesday, July 22, 2008
The average price of gas in the Memphis area lingers very close to the $4 mark. The average price of milk is much more than that at about $4.50 a gallon.
For the first time in its 31-year history, Crye-Leike Realtors has shuttered branches without plans to replace them, proof the housing crisis is gaining strength as real estate companies shrink their footprints to reduce overhead and cope with the downturn.
Former Shelby County Board of Commissioners member Joe Cooper is offering a $10,000 cash reward to anyone who comes forward with knowledge that can prove jury tampering in the corruption trial of former Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Sr.
Several Daily News reporters and designers were honored Friday and Saturday, placing in the Tennessee Press Association awards as well as the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional Green Eyeshade Awards.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is being asked to pay several hundred thousand dollars for about 18 months of legal work centered around the now-aborted federal prosecution of Joseph Lee, the company’s former president and CEO.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Call it the big fizzle. The hoped-for second-half economic rebound is looking to be lethargic, with the country straining under high energy prices and fallout from the housing and credit debacles.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Odd alliances are at work as President Bush and congressional Democrats band together to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
3324 Chelsea Ave., Memphis, TN 38108, Sale Amount: $1.5 Million -
Memphis-based Penn Specialty Chemicals has been acquired by PennAkem, a wholly owned subsidiary of the French company Minakem Group.
NASHVILLE (AP) - The state will be sending out 1.5 million flyers to public school students to boost enrollment in the state's health insurance program for low-income families.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America Corp. has become the latest in a string of big banks whose second-quarter earnings, while hurting from the impact of the credit crisis, still managed to beat Wall Street expectations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Engulfed by economic and financial turbulence, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has taken extraordinary steps to ease the nation's problems. His own finances are a bit more straightforward.
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