VOL. 123 | NO. 167 | Tuesday, August 26, 2008
“I always tell people: I’m not afraid to take your questions. But don’t be afraid to hear the answers.”
Homebuilders continue to shed their inventory of new homes – a crucial step toward housing recovery – although the rate at which they are reducing stock is slow while overall supply remains abundant.
The city of Memphis signaled a change in community cleanup efforts with this weekend’s cleanup of the Kansas Riverview area in southwest Memphis.
It started out as a small group of concerned citizens who wanted to keep crime out of their neighborhoods, but Peggy Williamson, chair of the Midtown Security Community, says the group is steadily growing.
1033 Whitaker Drive, Memphis, TN 38116, Sale Amount: $1.3 Million -
Bronx, N.Y.-based investor Geoffrey Sinckler has bought the 64-unit Birchleaf Place apartments in Whitehaven from Whitaker Place Associates, whose partner Michael Greenberg is CEO of Makowsky Ringel Greenberg LLC.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Do Washington policymakers listen too much to Wall Street? A possible bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on the heels of similar action involving investment firm Bear Stearns, seems to send a loud signal to financial companies that the government will clean up their messes.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A review of Medicare payments to suppliers of wheelchairs, oxygen machines and other medical equipment showed nearly three in 10 were made in error - about four times the rate previously cited by the federal government, investigators said Monday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service could lose about $2 billion this year due to tough economic times, and it needs to change to meet the demands of the public, Postmaster General John Potter said Monday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Dan Schuster breezes down the road in his green and yellow John Deere tractor, passing fast-food restaurants and strip malls on his way to work.
KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) - Tracing a family tree can be difficult in the South, where many court documents either were lost in the Civil War or to incidental fire at some point in their history.