VOL. 123 | NO. 144 | Thursday, July 24, 2008
A relatively obscure Tennessee state statute is being used to put some legal muscle behind an effort to reverse one Memphis neighborhood’s decline.
Shelby County Probate Court will switch to a new schedule and workweek on a trial basis for its employees effective Aug. 1.
The idea of allowing car traffic on the Main Street Mall Downtown was panned at the first public hearing held by the Center City Commission this week.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Northwest Airlines Corp. reported a second-quarter loss of $377 million on Wednesday as it took another large accounting charge and fuel expenses continued to rise sharply.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Bush dropped his opposition Wednesday to a broad housing package aimed at bolstering the sagging economy, despite his objections to including $3.9 billion for neighborhoods hit hardest by foreclosures. The House was expected to vote on the bill Wednesday, and it could become law as early as this week.
Richard C. Raines is a member of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP and a part of its Real Estate and Construction Service Team.
ATLANTA (AP) - Average domestic airfares rose 4.4 percent in the first quarter of 2008 compared to the same period a year earlier, the government said Wednesday in an analysis that was based on a small sample of itineraries and excluded some high-priced destinations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The country slogged through slower economic growth and rising prices during the summer, packing a double whammy to people and businesses alike.