VOL. 123 | NO. 146 | Monday, July 28, 2008
In a note to supporters on her campaign Web Site, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn casts herself as a champion of rural Tennesseans – and uses strong language to differentiate herself and her constituents from environmentalists and “liberal elites.”
Christopher Burke, a senior vice president with Regions Financial Corp., was one of three Regions representatives who met in September 2004 with the board of trustees that governs the Louisiana Firefighters’ Retirement System.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new homes fell in June for the seventh time in the past eight months, more proof that the worst housing slump in decades is getting deeper.
NEW YORK (AP) – The lodging sector looked less than comfortable Thursday as earnings reports from two major hotel and casino companies outlined the troubles facing the industry in the U.S.
The owners of one local small business have received a lot of exposure over the past couple of weeks. The local and national media reports about Eccentric Studios have kept the phones ringing at the Bartlett fitness studio, despite the fact the business possibly was not going to open.
NEW YORK (AP) - Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Friday put the risk-to-government, subordinated debt and preferred stock ratings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on watch for possible downgrade.