VOL. 124 | NO. 156 | Tuesday, August 11, 2009
EmergeMemphis, the 10-year-old business incubator helping groom more than two dozen companies from its 60,000-square-foot space on Tennessee Street, is ready to grow up.
Shelby County homebuilders continue chipping away at inventory by selling more homes than they start, but the industry remains mired in a slump as new home sales and permits hover at record lows.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, who requested a federal probe into the firing of a popular psychologist from the Memphis VA Medical Center, is now communicating with top officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as the agency searches for a new administrator for the hospital.
Doctors at Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis are among a vanguard of physicians introducing a new treatment for atrial fibrillation that puts cardiologists in the operating room with surgeons.
With back-to-school supplies to hand out and a new crop of brightly colored campaign signs, the October special election race for Memphis mayor and several other races on the 2010 ballot came alive this past weekend.
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Kohl’s has begun work to repair the structural damage at its store at 2335 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova sustained during the recent storm.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Special rules in Tennessee campaign finance laws for limited liability companies are providing a boost for two Republican gubernatorial candidates.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A federal whistleblower lawsuit alleges a Tennessee-based hospital corporation made more than $90 million off the Medicaid program at three New Mexico hospitals over eight years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol will crack down on school zone traffic violations despite encouraging statistics from recent years.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing plans to convert its coal ash operations from wet storage to dry storage in the wake of a massive ash spill from a retention pond last year in Tennessee.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' colleges and universities, prison system and other state buildings will use more than $69 million in federal stimulus money for renovations and energy-efficiency upgrades, Gov. Mike Beebe said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - August will be a make-or-break month for the drive to revamp health care, as members of Congress use the recess to either sell the need for an overhaul to voters or continue criticism of the insurance industry, the chief of the insurers' main lobbying arm said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's Corp. said Monday its same-store sales climbed 4.3 percent in July, as the nation's biggest hamburger chain benefited from budget-conscious consumers and wide promotion of new coffee drinks.
DETROIT (AP) - GMAC Financial Services reported Monday it will offer a leasing option on select vehicles to drivers in 45 states.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of General Motors' California dealers will let consumers haggle over the prices of new cars and trucks through the eBay online marketplace under a trial that begins Tuesday.