VOL. 124 | NO. 145 | Monday, July 27, 2009
The first calls for the resignation of State Sen. Paul Stanley have begun within the Republican Party.
Thousands of pages of court records about allegations of child sexual abuse by Memphis Catholic priests could be released by the end of the summer. But much debate remains about whose names will be blacked out and whose won’t.
The federal government has collected almost $30 million in interest payments from Memphis-area banks that got emergency capital starting last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Treasury.
The narrowing of the field begins.
The Highland strip is growing a skyline. The Stratum on Highland Street, a five-story apartment complex, was the first new structure west of the University of Memphis to sprout last August on the storied commercial strip itself.
Whatever it is we want our institutions of higher education to become, it is clear our ambitions must stretch beyond campus borders.
Memphis International Airport today will launch a redesigned and reconfigured Web site, helping cyber visitors figure out where in the facility they can catch their flights or eat a barbecue sandwich.
Tactical Magic compresses what a business is about into simple forms.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was in Memphis last week to speak at the 26th annual meeting of the National Black Prosecutors Association.
This fall, the Memphis Zoo is scheduled to open its latest attraction. Teton Trek will be a re-creation of a southwest U.S. ecosystem featuring grizzly bears, timber wolves, elks and cranes.
Opera Memphis’ 2009-2010 season is being billed by the organization as offering “tests of fidelity, patience and sacrifice.” Mobility will also be a factor as the company stages two of its three productions in new venues.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Bernalillo County grand jury has indicted 10 members of a gang called the "Memphis Mob" on racketeering and other charges.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Friday that a state law that taxes illegal drugs is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Friday that a new agency focused on protecting U.S. consumers is needed because the mission currently is too scattered among various regulators.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - When custom homebuilder Bob Liddell started seeing the decline in the housing market more than three years ago, he decided to supplement his business with home remodeling. But he ran into a different problem – competing with unlicensed contractors.
ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. health officials say swine flu could strike up to 40 percent of Americans over the next two years and as many as several hundred thousand could die if a vaccine campaign and other measures aren't successful.
NEW YORK (AP) - Small-business lender CIT Group Inc. said Friday it has sweetened some terms of a buyback offer for $1 billion of debt and repeated that it may have to seek bankruptcy protection if enough noteholders don't agree to it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. named three new outside directors Friday as the bank seeks to shift its focus back to traditional banking after it suffered a bruising hit from risky mortgage-backed securities.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Using money as bait, President Barack Obama challenged U.S. states and school districts Friday to raise their academic standards, improve teacher quality and allow more innovation if they want a chance at roughly $5 billion in new grants.