VOL. 125 | NO. 156 | Thursday, August 12, 2010
The opportunity to convince Pinnacle Airlines Corp. to bring its Memphis headquarters Downtown has presented the first opportunity for several important figures to coordinate their efforts on a major economic development deal.
TRO Jung|Brannen increases emphasis on green design
Memphis planning and design firm TRO Jung|Brannen wants to be known as an area leader in green design.
It is complex. It is tedious. Some of its proponents even call it boring. And it took six years to create.
The old joke is that when two parties go to court, the only ones who really win are the lawyers. But thanks in part to a bad economy, lawyers are learning that it may be more profitable to avoid trying lengthy cases.
Moving in stealth-like fashion, the new leadership at The MED has begun upgrading hospital rooms to single-bed, private lodging with new flat-screen televisions.
When attorney Greg Siskind first thought of opening a solo practice in immigration law in the early 1990s, he wasn’t sure he’d be able to generate enough work for it to be a viable option.
Ray’s Take: There is that well-worn phrase that love is blind, but for married couples who are investing hindsight is 20/20. In a growing trend, more couples are opting for separate investment accounts and different strategies.
NEW YORK (AP) – The former chief executive of CKx Inc. is offering to buy a controlling stake in the company, which owns the "American Idol" reality TV show as well as rights to the name, image and likeness of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Two-hundred fifty Shelby County school buses are being retrofitted with clean air technology designed to reduce pollution.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. airlines have cut jobs for two straight years, the government said Wednesday, as accelerating layoffs and outsourcing sped up a downward slide that started in 2001.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Company job openings fell for the second straight month in June, a sign that hiring isn't likely to pick up in the coming months.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation's toughest job markets.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home prices rose in nearly two-thirds of U.S. cities this spring as buyers took advantage of tax incentives that gave the struggling housing market a temporary jolt.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With two months to go in the budget year, the federal deficit is running slightly below the all-time record set a year ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A decline in exports and a sharp rise in imports pushed the U.S. trade deficit in June to its widest point since October 2008, raising new concerns about the weakening economic recovery.