VOL. 125 | NO. 166 | Thursday, August 26, 2010
The Tennessee Supreme Court will not hear an appeal of the Memphis school funding case.
Renowned for exceptional health care, Le Bonheur also boasts impressive art collection
With at least $1 million worth of commissioned art pieces created by more than 50 artists housed in its new state-of-the-art building, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital isn’t just a surgery center for young people.
The Memphis City Council’s 10-2 vote Tuesday to approve plans for a CVS drug store on the corner of Union Avenue and Cooper Street seems to mean the demolition of Union Avenue United Methodist Church.
Before the polls closed Aug. 5, a clearly dismayed Shelby County Election Commission chairman Bill Giannini talked about the inevitability of some aspect of holding an election going wrong.
Financial services firm Edward Jones is preparing to triple its presence in the Memphis region.
Five months after clashing with the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, real estate agent Larry Mayall has formed an independent realty organization.
Sustainability remains a buzzword in the building trade, but industry professionals emphasize that it’s more than a passing trend – green design is here to stay.
Most who drive by the vacant parking garage at Madison Avenue and Pauline Street aren’t even aware there are motel rooms atop the garage.
When Memphians talk about India, two subjects almost always come up – overseas call centers and the film “Slumdog Millionaire.”
Dr. Karin Thompson would prefer her new book on post-traumatic insomnia end up on somebody’s nightstand than a medical library.
Reaching for the stars and working tirelessly are trademarks of Memphis attorney Julie Ellis.
Ray’s Take: Aging isn’t easy. Slowly and surely, the accomplishments you made early in life, such as getting a driver’s license, owning your first car, landing your first job, carving the family’s Thanksgiving turkey, seem to be stripped away.
NEW YORK (AP) – FedEx sued New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday to stop his fraud probe into the speedy package carrier, saying federal law trumps any state laws he may cite against it.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Phil Bredesen on Wednesday announced the launch of a $50 million energy efficiency loan program to help Tennessee businesses reduce costs.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is asking legislators to outlaw the sale and possession of synthetic marijuana across the state.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi's unemployment rate for July rose to 11.5 percent.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Companies cut back on their investments in equipment and machines last month as the economic recovery lost momentum.
NEW YORK (AP) – Mortgage applications rose 4.9 percent last week as more borrowers refinanced at the lowest rates in decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has asked the Supreme Court to throw out a massive class action lawsuit alleging gender discrimination over pay for female workers.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, reported fiscal first-quarter earnings Tuesday that left several analysts following the company disappointed and wary of problems like pricing pressure and a utilization slowdown.
DENVER (AP) – More Americans will get away for the Labor Day weekend this year, yet stick closer to home as they try to get the most for their money, AAA said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economic recovery appears to be stalling as companies cut back last month on their investments in equipment and machines and Americans bought new homes at the weakest pace in decades.