VOL. 124 | NO. 129 | Friday, July 3, 2009
A center where scientists from different fields of medical research can share ideas toward common goals will be the next new building slated for construction on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus.
In setting the Shelby County property tax rate for the coming fiscal year, county officials have planned for the loss of as much as $1.06 billion in tax value from successful challenges to property value this year.
“I’m not a Cadillac Escalade kind of guy. Are you with me?”
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber plant in Union City is giving out buyout checks through Friday to 550 employees.
ATLANTA (AP) - The federal government has approved the Tennessee Valley Authority's plan to dispose of millions of tons of spilled coal ash at a municipal landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties.
DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) - Federal officials have cited Valero Energy Corp. for workplace safety and health violations at its Delaware City oil refinery.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Employers cut a larger-than-expected 467,000 jobs in June, driving the unemployment rate up to a 26-year high of 9.5 percent, suggesting the economy’s road to recovery will be bumpy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Orders to U.S. factories jumped in May by the largest amount in nearly a year, another sign that the nosedive in manufacturing is nearing an end.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. proposed new guidelines Thursday for potential buyers of failed banks as the government seeks to sell a growing number of closed financial institutions.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday took possession of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's $7 million Manhattan penthouse, an action that forced his wife to move elsewhere.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court was "moving the ball" on affirmative action in this week's decision favoring white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., but he added that the court had not ruled out the use of racial preferences in the future.
NEW YORK (AP) - An attorney for a trio of bondholders opposed to General Motors' sale plan on Thursday urged a judge to call the government's bluff and require the automaker to restructure itself through a more traditional bankruptcy process instead of through the quick sale of its assets.