VOL. 124 | NO. 147 | Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Memphis attorney J. Richard Rossie turned himself in to authorities this afternoon and was booked on theft charges.
Another potential mayoral candidate is considering stepping into the fray.
After privately talking things over with his wife Tuesday, State Sen. Paul Stanley decided to resign from the legislature Aug. 10.
Innova Memphis Inc. will invest $12,500 in seed money to each of the companies launched by four students selected for a new “Entrepreneur MBA” program at the University of Memphis.
In the last days of the Herenton administration, officials from the federal department of Housing and Urban Development have been using the city’s conversion of public housing projects to mixed-use communities as an example for the nation.
The money spent on health problems stemming from obesity accounts for almost 10 percent of all medical costs and is approaching $147 billion a year, according to a study released this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Doug Carpenter has sold his interest in the advertising firm carpenter | sullivan | sossaman to fellow managing principal Brian Sullivan for an undisclosed amount, the longtime friends and business partners told The Daily News on Tuesday.
George Baldwin has been hired by Visible School as department chair and assistant professor of music business ministry and audio production.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx Corp.'s ground unit is celebrating the opening of a new distribution hub in Ohio, replacing its existing Toledo operation, the company said Tuesday.
HOUSTON (AP) - Valero Energy Corp., the largest U.S. independent oil refiner, said Tuesday it lost $254 million in the second quarter as lower margins and weak demand for gasoline and other refined products hammered results.
The annual Kids Count report released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation offered these statistics about Tennessee and its policies for children:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen has appointed Sean Ochsenbein of Tennessee Tech as student representative on the Tennessee Board of Regents for 2009-2010.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America Corp. could eventually shrink its 6,100-branch network by about 10 percent as consumers utilize other methods of banking, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – There were fresh signs Tuesday that home prices in much of the country are stabilizing and the housing market is on the mend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's no deal yet on a health care bill in the House as moderate and conservative Democrats are balking over specifics and a monthlong August recess looms.